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Freedom Trail Players Make History Come Alive

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Paul Revere's House is one of the most famous stops of Boston's Freedom Trail. (cphoffman42/Flickr)
Paul Revere's House is one of the most famous stops of Boston's Freedom Trail. (cphoffman42/Flickr)

Labor Day provides one last chance to do those quintessential New England summer things you've always wanted to do, like walk the Freedom Trail.

When reporter Pippin Ross was recently asked by a friend to walk the trail, she admitted she had zero interest in walking parts of Paul Revere’s ride with a colonial-costumed guide describing the American Revolution. But — out of loyalty, she went.

And, lo! Not only did she love it, the walk inspired her to audition to become one of the Freedom Trail Players.

This segment aired on September 2, 2011.

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