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Perfect Timing

Act One: Seeing the Light Once upon a time in 1995, there was a Christmas party in the Boston suburb of Cohasset. A man named Bob Motley approached a man named Brian Layton, a neighbor and acquaintance, with an idea for an Internet reservation service for bed-and-breakfasts. After 26 years in hotel sales, marketing, and management, the 51-year-old Motley was looking for an entrepreneurial opportunity, and something kept telling him that the Internet was the place to be. It was time to line up

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