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Massachusetts and our nation of joiners

By Interview by Samuel P. Jacobs
June 28, 2009

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AMERICA IS OFTEN called a nation of joiners, and the landscape of any community testifies to our desire to belong - from the Masonic lodge to the city softball league to the suburban megachurch. This impulse spans the country, uniting citizens in a multitude of common purposes and communities to serve. Such civic engagement is seen as an obvious virtue. (Full article: 1330 words)

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