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1st Fallen Boston Firefighter Laid To Rest04:08

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Firefighters, friends and family honor Michael Kennedy Thursday morning at a funeral in West Roxbury. He was one of two firefighters killed in a nine-alarm blaze that ripped through a brownstone in the Back Bay last week.

The other firefighter, Lt. Edward Walsh, was remembered Wednesday at a funeral in Watertown, where he was described as a "gentle giant."

This segment aired on April 3, 2014.

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Asma Khalid formerly led WBUR's BostonomiX, a biz/tech team covering the innovation economy.


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