Former City Councilor Rob Consalvo: Menino Gave His All To Moving Boston Forward

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Former City Councilor Rob Consalvo, who grew up in former Mayor Thomas Menino's community of Hyde Park and considered him a family friend, also came to know the mayor as a mentor.

We spoke to Consalvo on Thursday after Menino passed away, and asked him the biggest lesson he learned from Menino. Listen to our full conversation above.

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This segment aired on October 30, 2014.

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