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"East Boston 'needs to be' more expensive? Since when does a neighborhood 'need to be' more expensive? My grandparents bought a house there in 1954 because in those days a working-class family could afford it. But I forgot, the needs of the aspirationally upper-class trump the needs of the families of more modest means. Let a thousand bubbles bloom!" —a reader on the rising costs of Eastie