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Moving boxes come full circle

As they say, the more you give, the more you get.

In August 2014, we moved from the Washington, D.C., area to Somerville. After we unpacked, we gave away the surviving boxes on Freecycle.

Fast-forward to our next move, in December 2015. "Wanted: larger moving boxes" we posted on Freecycle. The next day, we were picking up half a dozen boxes from a nearby porch.

One of them had our handwriting on it: It was a box we'd used to move up here, reused at least twice in the interim. What goes around comes around.

Dan Gordon and Liz Kaplan / Arlington

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