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In South, Romney struggles to go beyond Yankee background

Conservatives cite culture disconnect

Mitt Romney and his wife, Ann, strolled through the University of South Carolina yesterday. Mitt Romney and his wife, Ann, strolled through the University of South Carolina yesterday. (MARY ANN CHASTAIN/ASSOCIATED PRESS)
By Scott Helman
Globe Staff / May 23, 2007

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COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Mitt Romney may have Midwestern roots, but after four decades in Belmont, two advanced Harvard degrees, four years as Massachusetts governor, and many Red Sox games, he's a card-carrying Northeasterner whether he likes it or not. (Full article: 1506 words)

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