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Town in pain without church that held everyone together

Cummington’s mixed congregation keeps faith after fire

Penny Schultz, musical director at West Cummington Congregational, played yesterday at the Parish House. Penny Schultz, musical director at West Cummington Congregational, played yesterday at the Parish House. (Nancy Palmieri for The Boston Globe)
By David Filipov
Globe Staff / January 25, 2010

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CUMMINGTON - They rang the bell when the Red Sox broke The Curse. They rang it again when Barack Obama became president. They rang the bell in the church in this tiny town in the foothills of the Berkshires every Sunday, as children and as adults, generation upon generation. (Full article: 1112 words)

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