Quinn’s Dad Rejoins the Campaign Trail After Being Sidelined by Injury

Larry Quinn: The Speaker's biggest fan.
Larry Quinn making his pitch to potential voters.

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn’s dad, sidelined for months by medical problems, returned to the campaign trail this morning just in time for his 87th birthday.

The charming Larry Quinn, often referred to as Ms. Quinn’s “not-so-secret weapon,” stopped by a senior center near Washington Square Park to stump for his daughter as the mayoral campaign enters its final, frenzied stretch.

“Well, you know, I’d like to be more mobile, but at least I’m on my feet and I don’t have an escort any longer–a paid escort!” joked Mr. Quinn as he left the center after a short visit, accompanied by Ms. Quinn’s father-in-law, Anthony Catullo. While Mr. Quinn walked a little slower than usual, with the assistance of a cane, his humor appeared perfectly in tact.

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