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boston globe magazine
August 28, 2011
Jonathan Rabinowitz (Photograph by Ion Sokhos)

Test of faith

Last year, Wellesley Middle School students on a field trip were filmed praying in a Roxbury mosque. After being battered by nationwide criticism, why is the public school still determined to stand by its religion curriculum?

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Issue highlights

coupling: stories about relationships

After hours

Thanks to my wife, I'm still out rockin' (every now and then).
dinner with cupid

What's your sign?

Giving the world's oldest pickup line a try.
Miss Conduct

Everyone's a critic

Responding to a friend's unpublished novel, plus a wedding where spouses aren't allowed.

Fan or fanatic?

Dear Chad Ochocinco: Before moving in, check for bats in the belfry.
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Brandeis senior scientist Rosalind Chait Barnett's new book, "The Truth About Girls and Boys," debunks same-sex education.
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Letters to the editor
Readers sound off breast cancer technology and autism.

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Steve Carrell

Kickin' back with Steve Carell in Marshfield

This summer, the star returns to Massachusetts for some much-needed R & R.
James Reeb

Letter from Selma

Revisiting the 1965 murder of a white Boston minister that helped usher in the Voting Rights Act.
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Home-birth battle

Massachusetts doesn't regulate midwives. Now one brave – and unlikely – advocate is fighting for change.
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