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132-year-old North Bennet Street School builds for future

Keimody Crockett leaned over a half-built bookcase, skimmed his finger through a plastic tub, and collected a smidgen of putty. He pushed the filler into a crevice between the bookcase’s poplar frame and a slender strip of molding, then used a sliver of wood to remove the excess.

Such work, slow and painstaking as it is, gives Crockett great satisfaction.

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