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  • Jul 15, 2011
  • 02:53 PM

Talk of the town? Not for everyone

Billy Baker / Boston Globe
There are really only two reasons anyone has ever signed up for Whittaker’s “Boston Accent Modification’’ program, where she teaches people how to “neutralize’’ their accent: because they want to act, or because they think it makes them sound dumb. In this four-week session, she had one of each.

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