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The Boston Globe


Norwood Theatre’s rebirth a labor of love and community

NORWOOD — When Susan Lewis first walked into the Norwood Theatre with her 13-year-old son, Stephen, in the summer of 1997, she had no idea she would be running the place 15 years later, after spending millions to buy and rehabilitate it.

“Ask people, and they’ll tell you,” the Westwood resident said recently. “Serendipity happens a lot around that theater.”

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