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Beverly Beckham

Beverly Beckham is a columnist for the Globe’s regional editions.

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Beverly Beckham

Looking for a silver lining as a friend prepares for death

By Beverly Beckham,

Kyle Gendron, a good man in the middle of his life, has a wife and three young children he would give anything not to leave.

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From M&Ms to kale, but not liking it

By Beverly Beckham,

In 2013, The New York Times declared kale “veggie chic.” Last week, I finally tried it.

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Comparing today with the ’60s

By Beverly Beckham, Globe Correspondent

I loved the 1960s. I had parents who took care of me, a two-wheeler, a best friend, a steady baby-sitting job. But would I trade it for life today?

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At last, words about Independence Day

By Beverly Beckham, Globe Correspondent

I’ve written lots of times about Valentine’s Day and Easter and Memorial Day, but not one word on the Fourth of July.