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Journeys of Discovery: Alabama mayor offers "people first" initiatives, like free college education

Lauren Cooper
Birmingham, Alabama Mayor Randall Woodfin (left) visits with correspondent Tom Wilmer.

Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits with Birmingham, Alabama Mayor Randall Woodfin. Woodfin has created cutting-edge initiatives, such as "Birmingham Promise," where every high school graduate is offered tuition-free two or four-year university education. Neighborhood programs include tax advantages for small business, crime reduction methods, and healthy food opportunities.

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