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Ray of sunshine on the T


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Just when you're about to write off the T as a giant festering sociology experiment gone horribly awry, along comes Jen to restore your faith in your fellow riders. Well, cute, talkative little girl riders on the Orange Line, at any rate:

... And then she started counting to four in Spanish. Then she asked, 'Do you know any other languages?'

'I know some sign language,' I said.

'I can make an A in sign language,' she informed me, and held up a chubby little fist to show me the proper hand sign. ...

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