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Popular turkey farm faces closing

Recession’s bite, construction test owner

“I just can’t do it anymore,’’ said the farm’s owner, Michael Gerard. “I haven’t been this sad since my dad died 15 years ago.’’ “I just can’t do it anymore,’’ said the farm’s owner, Michael Gerard. “I haven’t been this sad since my dad died 15 years ago.’’ (Suzanne Kreiter/ Globe Staff)
By David Abel
Globe Staff / November 5, 2010

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There were the traffic jams from the seemingly incessant road construction just outside his doors and the sales he estimated had plunged 75 percent in the past year, on top of the ceaseless grind of procuring and preparing the thousands of turkeys his family has been selling on the same plot of land here for nearly a century. (Full article: 986 words)

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