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Updated: 05/17/2017 08:30:03AM

Polk’s hometown hero

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PHOTO BY JEFF ROSLOW

Wesley Rowe shows Adam Putnam a picture Wednesday on his cell phone and he also got the opportunity to thank Putnam in person for helping him with military benefits he was supposed to get but was having a hard time securing. "He got the ball rolling and I wanted to personally thank him."

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Pastor Tom Presley said when he saw the Adam Putnam for Governor hat Wednesday he put his money down and got one.

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Jim Volpe, xxxxxx, signs the Adam Putnam bus Wednesday at the Florida Grown Hometown BBQ. His message was wishing the best of luck to the "new governor."

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Adam Putnam and his family greet the crowd Wednesday, May 10, at the Florida Grown Hometown BBQ at the Polk County Courthouse.

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For maybe the second time since they got their new uniforms the Bartow High School band played at the Florida Grown Hometown BBQ Wednesday at the Polk County Courthouse. From left is Mike Gunter, Christian Segovis and Kri Ring.

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Once a neighbor, reporter Cahty Palmer, interviews Adam Putnam Wednesday at the Florida Grown Hometown BBQ Wednesday at the Polk County History Center.

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A family for Adam Putnam. The Hillmans went to the Polk County Museum Center Wednesday, May 10, for the Florida Grown Hometown BBQ. Jason Hillman, in the back, was a classmate's of Adam Putnam in high school. Also in the photo is his wife, Cortney, and his three children, Alyssa, Wyatt and Adelyn is hiding from either the hot sun or the camera with the upside down sign.

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Adam Putnam answers questions from reporters at hte Florida Grown Hometown BBQ Wednesday at the Polk County History Center in Bartow.

By JEFF ROSLOW

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The press release came out at 3:37 p.m. Wednesday with the Republican Party of Florida congratulating Adam Putnam’s bid for governor. Between Davidson and Main Street in Bartow it was no surprise when hundreds gathered for the party for a Republican who is a hometown hero.

His clean reputation and his aggressive style have not only earned him respect in the state and U.S. capitols, but in Polk County where they know this is the way he has always been.

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