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Among Shawn Cotter's favorites are the music of Santogold and the Last Shadow Puppets, and Kangol hats. Among Shawn Cotter's favorites are the music of Santogold and the Last Shadow Puppets, and Kangol hats. (Essdras M. Suarez/Globe Staff)
By Christine M. Liu
Globe Correspondent / September 18, 2008

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Residing in a "wood-paneled midcentury box" in Malden, Hootenanny store manager Shawn P. Cotter never hesitates to let his colors fly. Raised in Brockton, Cotter, 39, studied comparative literature and film at UMass-Amherst, and cut his teeth at streetwear stalwarts Urban Outfitters , Allston Beat, and Ozone before joining Newbury Comics (which owns Hootenanny, located in Harvard Square) four years ... (Full article: 588 words)

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