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SPRINGFIELD – Danasia Nelson, a freshman at Douglas MacArthur High School in Decatur, joined Senator Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) at the Illinois Capitol Wednesday as his page for the day.

Nelson, 14, is enrolled in honors classes at school and enjoys playing volleyball and following politics. Accompanying her to Springfield was her aunt, Lisa Stanley of Decatur.

Manar talked with Nelson about her interests and her goals for the future in the video below.

Category: People of the 48th