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The archenemy of rowers

Weeks Footbridge a real Head ache

Navigating the Weeks Footbridge - where collisions and curses are par for the course - is the most difficult task facing rowers in the Head of the Charles, which will be held this weekend. Navigating the Weeks Footbridge - where collisions and curses are par for the course - is the most difficult task facing rowers in the Head of the Charles, which will be held this weekend. (Stan Grossfeld/file/Globe Staff)
By John Powers
Globe Staff / October 15, 2008

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It's a simple walkover, spanning the river up where the Harvard undergraduate houses line the shore. Yet it's fitting that the Weeks Footbridge is named for a former Secretary of War, given the combat that happens beneath it every October during the Head of the Charles Regatta, which will be held for the 44th time this weekend. (Full article: 1138 words)

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