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New Boston Mayor Martin Walsh salutes the crowd at his inauguration Monday at Boston College. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
New Boston Mayor Martin Walsh salutes the crowd at his inauguration Monday at Boston College. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Charlotte Golar Richie and former Boston Mayor Raymond Flynn exchange words before the ceremony. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Charlotte Golar Richie and former Boston Mayor Raymond Flynn exchange words before the ceremony. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Attorney General Martha Coakley and former City Councilor (and mayoral candidate) John Connolly shake hands. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Attorney General Martha Coakley and former City Councilor (and mayoral candidate) John Connolly shake hands. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano and U.S. Sen. Edward Markey greet one another before the ceremony. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano and U.S. Sen. Edward Markey greet one another before the ceremony. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
New Mayor Martin Walsh waves to the crowd while taking the stage during his inauguration ceremony at Boston College’s Conte Forum. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
New Mayor Martin Walsh waves to the crowd while taking the stage during his inauguration ceremony at Boston College’s Conte Forum. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Cardinal Sean O'Malley with the opening prayer for the ceremony. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Cardinal Sean O'Malley with the opening prayer for the ceremony. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Mel King performs the musical interlude with students from the Renaissance Charter School. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Mel King performs the musical interlude with students from the Renaissance Charter School. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren hugs Walsh after her remarks. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren hugs Walsh after her remarks. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Gov. Deval Patrick speaks at the inauguration. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Gov. Deval Patrick speaks at the inauguration. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Yo-Yo Ma performs as a special guest for the inauguration. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Yo-Yo Ma performs as a special guest for the inauguration. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Yo-Yo Ma has a little fun with the new mayor while he is performing. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Yo-Yo Ma has a little fun with the new mayor while he is performing. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Walsh takes the oath of office, administered by Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Roderick Ireland. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Walsh takes the oath of office, administered by Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Roderick Ireland. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Walsh swears in the new Boston City Council. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Walsh swears in the new Boston City Council. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Walsh speaks during his inaugural address at Boston College’s Conte Forum. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Walsh speaks during his inaugural address at Boston College’s Conte Forum. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Walsh and his longtime girlfriend, Lorrie Higgins, share a smile after being sworn in. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Walsh and his longtime girlfriend, Lorrie Higgins, share a smile after being sworn in. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Interim Police Commissioner William Evans, right, applauds during the new mayor's speech. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Interim Police Commissioner William Evans, right, applauds during the new mayor's speech. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Everyone in the Conte Forum holds hands while the Benediction was read by the Rev. Dr. Ray Hammond. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Everyone in the Conte Forum holds hands while the Benediction was read by the Rev. Dr. Ray Hammond. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Jesse Costa Photographer/Multimedia Producer
Jesse Costa is the multimedia producer for WBUR.

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