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Line of people extending down Beacon Street past the State House (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Line of people extending down Beacon Street past the State House (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

On Beacon Street across from Boston Common, a most uncommon man continues to lie in state Wednesday morning before his funeral later Wednesday.

The late Boston Mayor Kevin White will be buried after a Mass at Saint Cecilia Church in the Back Bay. White's wake brought hundreds of people back to another era.

This program aired on February 1, 2012.

David Boeri Twitter Senior Reporter
Now retired, David Boeri was a senior reporter at WBUR.

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