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Calling a technology timeout

Buzz of cellphones, Internet, other gadgets drives some to pull plug

By Keith O'Brien
Globe Staff / March 10, 2008

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NEEDHAM - With cellphones strapped to their hips and the Internet in their pocket, they hustle down suburban streets, always racing off to somewhere. One child's swim lessons, another's choir practice. There's Hebrew school to attend, and science projects to finish, and, finally, from many suburban families, there is screaming. People want to be unplugged, be unscheduled. (Full article: 1049 words)

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