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Moving day

Logjams of U-Hauls and furniture announce a yearly rite of passage in student neighborhoods

Boston College students Jeanette Hall (above, left) and Jenna Bee moved a mattress from a Beacon Street apartment to a place closer to campus. Boston College students Jeanette Hall (above, left) and Jenna Bee moved a mattress from a Beacon Street apartment to a place closer to campus. (Globe Staff Photo / David Kamerman)
By Peter Schworm
Globe Staff / September 2, 2008

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As a gentle breeze rustled through the leaves, Doug Bean and his son Philip reclined under a towering oak tree, their eyes fixed on the boughs and light-blue sky above. It was a sublime late-summer morning that held a hint of fall, and for just a moment, the Beans could have been whiling away the holiday in their backyard in ... (Full article: 788 words)

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