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Diane Patrick says she has climbed back

Diane Patrick yesterday addressed the Women's Network of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. She talked about the difficulties of seeing her husband criticized in public. It was hard, she said, not to be defined by her own achievements. Diane Patrick yesterday addressed the Women's Network of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. She talked about the difficulties of seeing her husband criticized in public. It was hard, she said, not to be defined by her own achievements. (BIZUAYEHU TESFAYE/ASSOCIATED PRESS)
By Matt Viser
Globe Staff / March 12, 2008

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A year ago, Diane Patrick sank into a depression brought on by the tumult of her husband's new job, intense public scrutiny, and a set of expectations that she said had overwhelmed her sense of self. Yesterday, the governor's wife declared before a strongly supportive gathering that she has climbed back and feels "very, very happy." (Full article: 819 words)

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