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Home truths

In the early nineties, I found myself working at a historical mansion in Washington DC that served as a retreat for congressmen, senators and world leaders. I spent my days mangling sheets, polishing marble floors and turning rooms, and my time off revelling in the city’s galleries and museums. Good farmers’ markets were emerging and there was a wave of new “ethnic” restaurants in the city.

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