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Brian McGrory

Perspectives can change at Liberty Mutual

It’s amazing what arrives over the transom some days. Amid the political hate mail (“You’re a real looser,” was one of my recent favorites) and the candidates’ fund-raising pitches and the dozens of offers to have extra cash by the weekend, one arrived this week that stood very much apart.

It came from a lawyer in a place called Campbell County, Kentucky, which sounds like a place that only horses could love, but I may be wrong about that. The subject said, “Liberty Mutual,” and the first line ­offered an expression of thanks – to me.

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