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LIMA: Ex-prostitute Angela Villon is one of several unconventional candidates vying for a seat in Peru’s national congress in elections on Sunday — a reflection of the country’s growing diversity. These atypical candidates include a Jesus actor, a cosplaying anime fan and a leftist politician hoping to become Peru’s first transgender congresswoman. They are among 2,572 candidates running for a seat in Peru’s 130-seat unicameral legislature and their chosen issues vary radically.




 
 

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