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Going into 'survival mode'

As economy slides, New Englanders hunker down, channel inner Yankee

By Don Aucoin
Globe Staff / March 25, 2008

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When a recession hit in the 1970s, Kathleen Carter barely noticed it. She was young, single, working as a bar manager in a restaurant, and on the verge of buying a home. Economic gloom registered only as a distant echo. (Full article: 1490 words)

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