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Bailout lament: What about me?

Many who played by rules see unfairness

'What about people like me who are playing by the rules, who got a mortgage we could afford? Maybe I'm too old school, but you sign on the bottom line, and you're responsible for it.' - Brian Carpenter, who bought his Woburn home in 1980 "What about people like me who are playing by the rules, who got a mortgage we could afford? Maybe I'm too old school, but you sign on the bottom line, and you're responsible for it." - Brian Carpenter, who bought his Woburn home in 1980 (Globe Staff Photo / Evan Richman)
By Robert Gavin and Jenifer B. McKim
Globe Staff / February 22, 2009

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Brian Carpenter bought his Woburn home in 1980, and 29 years later, he has never missed a mortgage payment. It wasn't always easy. With three kids, it meant driving old cars, clipping coupons, and brown-bagging it to work. (Full article: 1199 words)

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