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The leading lady of Houston

When Annise Parker was first elected mayor of Houston in 2009, people balked that a deep south city was the first to elect an openly gay Mayor. Texans weren't--they had already elected Parker to office six times. Today, she’s one of only three female mayors of a major U.S. city. Married in California and mother of four adopted kids, she's reaching the end of her final term as mayor.

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