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Kevin Cullen

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ a good take on a tough subject

When Ben Affleck kissed his wife the other night, then went on stage to collect the Best Picture Oscar for his film “Argo,” we cheered wildly in Boston.

We are parochial by ­nature, and we have always claimed him and his buddy Matt Damon as our own since they burst onto the silver screen in “Good Will ­Hunting” back in 1997.

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