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Opinion

June 25, 2013

By land and by sea

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I refer to myself as a patriot in the tag line to these columns. I have an ancestor who rode all the way to Boston from Connecticut when he heard about what had happened on the Battle Green. In 2013, we must all be modern patriots, answering the alarm, putting down some of our everyday lives, because today, the danger does not come from the land or the sea, it comes from both.

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John Harwood of Newbury is a retired community journalist and a patriot.

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