As a Virginia Senate page, Sarah Deible, 14, spent nine weeks in the trenches with legislators, running errands, grabbing lunch and seeing politics in action.
Feb. 1, 2012 Sarah Deible is one of 34 pages for the Virginia Senate. A student at Holmes Middle School in Alexandria, Sarah wakes up at 7:30 a.m. for a day of fetching papers for lawmakers. Sarah, 14, stops to chat with fellow pages while picking up lunch for a state senator at the cafe.Melina Mara/The Washington Post
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