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Wednesday, September 6, 2006

Got a headache?


Got a headache? Wall Street gave Michael Alfano one.

... One year on Wall Street was all Michael Alfano(cq) of Hopkinton could take. So the freshman stockbroker traded his suits for a backpack, stuck out his thumb, and hitched across America to find his new self. By the time he hit Utah, he had a new plan.

"I decided right then and there that I was going to be a full-time sculptor, and that was without having had any art classes under my belt at all," he said. "Most people start out in art and then discover they can't make any money at it and go into finance or whatever pays better. I pretty much decided to do the opposite." ...

Read more of Denise Taylor's story in tomorrow's Globe West.


(A hydrostone sculpture by Michael Alfano)

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