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BE LIKE BRIT A DAUGHTER’S LAST WISH BRINGS HOPE TO HAITI FRUIT ON THE BARBIE
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In December 2009, Brittany Gengel, 19, of Rutland was visiting an orphanage in Haiti on a school mission trip. An hour after telling her parents she wanted to move there to build an orphanage, she was killed by a devastating 7.0 earthquake. Read how her parents work to fulfill Brittanyâ€™s last wish.
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JULY 2010 â€˘ VOLUME 15 â€˘ NUMBER 3
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TAKE GOOD CARE: Fruit on the Barbie
FINALLY, FOREVER: Be Like Brit
OH, THE PLACES YOUâ€™LL GO: Calendar of Events
WHOâ€™S COACHING OUR KIDS: Mike Malley of Worcester
UNDER MY ROOF: Family Beach Day
MY PLATE: Mr. Ray
MOMS ROCK: Birungi Ives of Ayer
FINALLY, FOREVER BE LIKE BRIT
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Summertime in Newburyport is magical: seaside history, eclectic shopping, beach treasures, natural wonders and more! Donâ€™t miss their Homecoming Festival in late July/early August.
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THE HOW AND WHY OF CHRISTMAS IN JULY
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NEWBURYPORT THE BERKSHIRES
THE HOW AND WHY OF CHRISTMAS IN JULY
Youâ€™ve probably heard the phrase â€œChristmas in Julyâ€? but what do you think it means? baystateparent plays Santa as we deliver the goods on the how and why of who is â€œsummer-izingâ€? the holiday.
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8 GREAT SUMMER OUTINGS BOSTON BY STROLLER ICE CREAM BULLETIN BOARD PARTY PLANNER ADVERTISING INDEX
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NEW BEDFORD 8 GREAT SUMMER OUTINGS
AN URBAN GEM BOSTON BY STROLLER: 5 Places to Walk with Baby
BACK TO SCHOOL THE ARTS THINK PINK
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