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These inspiring words are from Phillis Wheatley, born in West Africa and brought by slave ship to Boston, Massachusetts in 1761, where she was purchased by a wealthy family who soon recognized her intelligence and taught her to read and write. The first published African American poet Phillis' first volume of poetry, "Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral," was published in 1773. Comment?
By Wednesday at 9:30 a.m., Demond Street in the city's North End looked as if a crew from "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" had arrived. Some 40 volunteers, assembled on the lawn of a 1920's era home, cheered in unison, and then quickly set to work, grabbing ladders, paint brushes, and lawn care equipment. Comment?
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