Dover woman chosen to ride with Obama tour

January 7, 2009 5:00:04 AM PST
The Dover woman who was chosen to introduce Joe Biden at last summer's Democratic National Convention has been chosen for a new honor. Forty-one-year-old Quincy Lucas will be part of "a group of everyday Americans" accompanying President-elect Barack Obama and Vice President-elect Biden on an Inaugural Whistle Stop Tour on Jan. 17.

Lucas is a fourth-grade teacher at Silver Lake Elementary School and became an advocate for victims' rights and domestic violence awareness after her sister was murdered in 2003.

Her husband Kevin, and her three children, will travel with her on the train tour, which will begin in Philadelphia and make stops in Wilmington and Baltimore before arriving in Washington.

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Information from: The (Wilmington, Del.) News Journal, http://www.delawareonline.com

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