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Lamps of history growing dim

Beacon Hill gropes in the gaslight

By Matt Viser
Globe Staff / January 29, 2007

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Recently, when John Sears got his cane and stepped out of his Beacon Hill home at night to take his garbage to the curb, he began thinking that 76 years of life had taken another toll, specifically on his vision. He could hardly see in the murky darkness. One day he lamented the fact to a neighbor, who confessed similar ... (Full article: 939 words)

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