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The final yard for Fabric Place

Economy, lifestyles tear at family business

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By Lisa Kocian
Globe Staff / September 18, 2008

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Annie Isaacson and her twin sister were children of the Great Depression. As early as age 11, they picked blueberries in the woods around Framingham and sold them door to door, carefully guarding every penny earned. Their childhoods were spent moving from one foster home to another, and working, always working: babysitting, housecleaning, and, eventually, sewing. (Full article: 1135 words)

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