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Hardships in Mass. spur Brazilian exodus

One of his many jobs, Francisco Neto of Marlborough delivered photofinishing to Rite Aid Pharmacy in Somerville last week. One of his many jobs, Francisco Neto of Marlborough delivered photofinishing to Rite Aid Pharmacy in Somerville last week. (PAT GREENHOUSE/GLOBE STAFF)
By Brian R. Ballou
Globe Staff / January 8, 2008

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FRAMINGHAM - Francisco Neto left Brazil for Marlborough in 1995, lured by his version of the American dream: the possibility of steady pay and an exchange rate that would triple the money he would send back home to struggling relatives. (Full article: 1184 words)

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