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Henry Garrido

Henry Garrido

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    Henry Garrido, the author (photo: District Council 37)

    [Update: two days after this op-ed column first published, CD37 announces its support of Eric Adams for mayor]

    On January 1, a new Mayor will take on what is — even under normal circumstances — one of the most important and challenging elected offices in our nation. New York City’s next executive leader will inherit a city ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic and resulting citywide shutdown. The events of the last year devastated our communities, shuttered businesses, and