Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., was named "Bostonian of the Year" by the Boston Globe Magazine for being an inspiration to long-shot candidates everywhere when he won "the Kennedy seat" in 2010, according to The Hill.
The article said that Brown established himself as a player from the moment he stepped onto Capitol Hill.
“He made an incredible impact on national politics in 2010, invigorating both Republicans and Democrats and demonstrating that no politician is immune to a challenge, and every underdog has the potential for victory,” said Susanne Althoff, editor of The Boston Globe Magazine.
"His maneuvering once in office produced the tiniest rays of bipartisanship in a Senate dark with dysfunction," the article reads.
"Your own political persuasion will no doubt influence whether you find Brown inspirational," it continues. "But politics aside, there’s something undeniably aspirational about his story. The steely determination he showed in overcoming the odds in his personal life mirrors his ability to overcome the odds in his public life.
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