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Embarrassment of riches

The wealthy have no shame flashing their disposable income during the Great Recession

By Bella English
Globe Staff / August 13, 2010

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It was somewhere between the $7 million yacht belonging to John Kerry and the lavish wedding of Chelsea Clinton that I began to feel queasy. Or maybe it was reports of Tom and Gisele’s $20 million “dream home’’ in California, with its six-car garage and a covered bridge connecting two parts of the house — which seems like a shack ... (Full article: 741 words)

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