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John Kerry visits Mass. for farewell tour

WOBURN — On a farewell tour of the state he represented as US senator for 28 years, John F. Kerry returned this afternoon to the place where he cut his teeth as a criminal prosecutor, waxing nostalgic about his early days in the Middlesex district attorney’s office.

Things have changed since he last worked there, said Kerry, who was confirmed by the Senate Tuesday as the new US secretary of state.

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