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Thomas Menino, Boston's Longest Serving Mayor, Dies At 7107:48

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Thomas M. Menino, the longest-serving mayor in Boston history, who guided the city for 20 transformative years, has died at age 71.

Just after 9 a.m. Thursday morning, he “passed into eternal rest after a courageous [battle] with cancer,” his spokeswoman said in a statement.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Delores Handy of WBUR has this remembrance of the former mayor.


This segment aired on October 30, 2014.

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Delores Handy was formerly a host and reporter at WBUR.


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