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City reaction

Joy, tears, a sense of history in the making

Jijayla Yanney-Smith and her family stopped at a T-shirt stand on Malcolm X Boulevard near Dudley Square yesterday. Jijayla Yanney-Smith and her family stopped at a T-shirt stand on Malcolm X Boulevard near Dudley Square yesterday. (ESSDRAS M SUAREZ/GLOBE STAFF)
By David Abel
Globe Staff / August 29, 2008

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Throughout the long speech, they nodded and watched in agreeing silence. And then at the end, they rose to their feet, clapped, cried, and roared in thundering approval. (Full article: 661 words)

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