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Uncertainty boosts donations at the end of 2012

Donors worry that deductions will be capped in 2013

The threat of losing a tax break, it seems, can make some people feel especially generous.

Charitable giving soared in the final months of 2012, the heads of major Boston fund-raising organizations said, as donors raced to make gifts before Congress has a chance to limit deductions on such contributions this year.

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