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Creating a hub that isn't Boston

Young professionals seeking peers to energize Brockton

By Carolyn Y. Johnson
Globe Staff / March 9, 2006

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In the Grimm Brothers' fairy tale, the Pied Piper lures children out of Hamelin, leaving a pall over the town. In communities south of Boston, it's the energetic young professionals who are lured away each day, to work, eat, shop, and hang out elsewhere -- leaving a social vacuum in their wake. (Full article: 1127 words)

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