Gary is asked to fill in a vacant City Council seat and he tries to get a traffic light installed in an area where a lot of street accidents occur. But he's told that first he has to vote with them on a project that Gary learns will displace a lot of people. So Gary decides not to vote with them and they decide not to back Gary's project. He eventually gets help from Molly Greene and a former and honest Council member. Written by
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In the end, this isn't a story about a traffic light, or how cynicism can blind you or how politics can make you cynical. Or how somebody with nothing but good intent can triumph over insurmountable odds. Or how you're never too old for redemption. No, what this story is about is how a city can have a soul like any other living thing. And how that soul is kept alive by the people in the neighborhoods, in the stores, the churches, the bars, the backrooms, meeting halls and anywhere we gather ...