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Yvonne Abraham

Celebrating Halloween at home

Every Halloween, the ­exodus.

In Grove Hall and other troubled Boston neighborhoods, adults strap their masked superheroes and poufy princesses into car seats and make the drive to Jamaica Plain, Brookline, or Wellesley. They won’t risk taking their kids trick-or-treating in their own communities.

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