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Nat Faxon is a tough guy . . . from the North Shore

Nat Faxon grew up in the Bay State, but he doesn’t fit the Hollywood stereotype: He’s not from Southie and doesn’t speak with a Boston accent. In fact, Faxon, one of the stars of the new Fox comedy “Ben and Kate” (and the

Oscar-winning screenwriter of “The Descendants”), told Conan O’Brien he sometimes minimizes his Massachusetts roots. Why?

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