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Labor of love

Union float to reflect America

'Mt. Labormore' of average Joes

There will be no shortage of Americana during Barack Obama's Inauguration Day parade as evidenced by this float, depicting an America flag, making its way to the US Capitol yesterday in Washington. There will be no shortage of Americana during Barack Obama's Inauguration Day parade as evidenced by this float, depicting an America flag, making its way to the US Capitol yesterday in Washington. (Molly Riley/ Reuters)
By Sasha Issenberg
Globe Staff / January 20, 2009

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GLASSBORO, N.J. - One of the first things artists David Hatch and Melanie Devlin did after receiving orders last month to create the labor movement's first float for an inaugural parade was to take a paring knife and chainsaw to carve a row of four heads from a large chunk of foam. (Full article: 628 words)

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