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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney wants Northern Virginians to know he has their best interests at heart — even seemingly small ones, like Virginia’s supposed Lyme Disease epidemic.
Romney is distributing literature that promises he will work to curb incidences of the disease, which generally affects less than 1,000 Virginians a year. In Northern Virginia, though, the issue is of high importance: Loudoun County officials declared this past May was Lyme Disease Awareness month. (via The Washington Post)

    Photo courtesy of The Washington Post

    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney wants Northern Virginians to know he has their best interests at heart — even seemingly small ones, like Virginia’s supposed Lyme Disease epidemic.

    Romney is distributing literature that promises he will work to curb incidences of the disease, which generally affects less than 1,000 Virginians a year. In Northern Virginia, though, the issue is of high importance: Loudoun County officials declared this past May was Lyme Disease Awareness month. (via The Washington Post)

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