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Becoming Bostonian by Lawrence Kessenich | Thursday, February 25, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

February 25th, 2016

Episode 505 of 784 episodes

I hear the music of seven languages on a four-block stretch of Harvard Square, see the copper glow of the Hancock Tower at sunset, feel the familiar bump of cobblestones under my feet. Mark Twain said people in New York ask “How much is he worth?” while Bostonians ask “How much does he know?” That... Read more »

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