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Martha Coakley wades in governor’s race, hand first

MEDFORD — If there was a hand in sight, Martha Coakley was determined to shake it.

Barnstorming from Medford to Hyannis on Monday, she embarked on what could fairly be called the Great Handshake Tour of 2013, pumping palm after palm in a frenetic display designed to lay to rest memories of her failed 2010 Senate race when she famously disdained shaking hands outside Fenway Park in the cold.

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