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Jane Meryll held up a sculpture of a fish done by her mother, Evelyn Raphel, 90, at her mother's assisted living facility. Meryll and brother Stephen Kaplan, left, coordinated the program. Jane Meryll held up a sculpture of a fish done by her mother, Evelyn Raphel, 90, at her mother's assisted living facility. Meryll and brother Stephen Kaplan, left, coordinated the program. (Globe Staff Photo / Pat Greenhouse)
By Irene Sege
Globe Staff / April 28, 2009

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Several of the 60 people who filled the common room at Chestnut Park, an assisted living residence in Brighton's Cleveland Circle, parked their walkers beside them, and another half-dozen left them folded in the corridor outside. The 90-year-old guest of honor - dressed impeccably in a white blouse, black and white beads, black vest, and black slacks - sat in ... (Full article: 800 words)

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