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Yesli Vega, son Arian, husband Rene, and daughter Neysi.

Editors note: This is the latest in a series of profiles highlighting the candidates running in a June 21 Republican Primary Election in Virginia’s 7th Congressional District.

As her Primary campaign nears the finish line, Yesli Vega unveiled a personal story.

In 2005, her brother 15-year-old brother Eric and his friend were outside of an apartment building near Alexandira waiting for a friend. Out of nowhere, an MS-13 gang member shot them. Eric was hit twice and survived, while his friend, Anthony, was murdered.

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