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What is the Massachusetts state motto?

A guess from an 8-year-old in Andover

A few weeks ago, my kids were asking me about the Massachusetts state motto. “Mom, like New Hampshire is ‘Live Free or Die.’ What are we?” Not being originally from here, I paused to think. In that split second, my 8-year-old yelled, “Massachusetts runs on Dunkin’!”

Carolyn Rainville

Andover

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