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Red Sox Fans Adjust to Life Without Curse

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Red Sox Fans Adjust to Life Without Curse

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Red Sox Fans Adjust to Life Without Curse

Red Sox Fans Adjust to Life Without Curse

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Now that the Red Sox have won the World Series a second time, their fans are getting used to a new reality, and for the first time it doesn't include a curse.

The hardened underdogs who were once so used to losing now have to deal with success — and fair-weather fans.

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