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Sunday, December 18, 2005

Heritage Societies Now Admit Riffraff

From The Philadelphia Inquirer of Dec. 18, 2005:

New Blood

By Jacqueline L. Urgo
Inquirer Staff Writer

Don't think for a minute the blue-blooded cashmere-and-pearls-ladies-who-lunch set isn't around anymore.

But among chapters of Daughters of the American Revolution, the Mayflower Society, and other heritage societies, growing contingents are more blue collar than blue blood - retired factory workers, people who live in mobile homes, farmers' wives, those of every race and creed - being counted in the ranks.

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