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He Was In Sarajevo During The Siege And Kabul After 9/11. Now Guy Smith Wants to Be Governor.

He Was In Sarajevo During The Siege And Kabul After 9/11. Now Guy Smith Wants to Be Governor.

Guy Smith has an uncanny habit of showing up at the crossroads of history.

He was in Sarajevo during the siege. He was in the White House with President Clinton during the impeachment ordeal. He rode on the first humanitarian relief plane to land in Kabul after 9/11 and a few years later, did the same in Baghdad.

Now, at age 69, the Knoxville-bred Democrat with a voice as mellow as Tennessee whiskey wants to be Connecticut's next governor.

Smith insists his longshot bid to win the state's highest office isn’t just another resume enhancer, the ultimate ego boost for a man who has already collected so many diverse experiences.

"I don’t have to prove anything...

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