Allan Sharrock grills a tri-tip steak in his backyard

March 31, 2009 | 8:36 p.m. CDT
Allan Sharrock, a candidate for the Second Ward seat on the Columbia City Council, grills a Brazilian-style tri-tip steak in his backyard on Monday. Sharrock is a sixth grade teacher at Lange Middle School and hopes to bring a "fresh perspective to the council," he said. "As a teacher, public service is kind of in my blood."

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