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A Web contract for personal goals

Want to lose weight? Exercise more? Quit smoking? Sign up online

By Sarah Schweitzer
Globe Staff / April 15, 2008

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New Englanders are no strangers to the power of public shaming, as Hester Prynne's scarlet letter attests. So perhaps it was a matter of time before a couple of New Englanders harnessed the Internet as a kind of public stocks for those without the willpower to achieve personal goals. (Full article: 794 words)

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