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Police escort the hearse carrying Glen Doherty through Winchester Center. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Police escort the hearse carrying Glen Doherty through Winchester Center. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

As we reported last Tuesday, Bruce Bolling, the first black president of the Boston City Council, died after a battle with prostate cancer. He was 67.

Bolling belonged to one of Boston's most prominent political families and was himself a big proponent of bringing racial and social diversity to Boston.

A public funeral was held for him Wednesday in Mattapan.

Hundreds of mourners bid farewell to Winchester native Glen Doherty, whose funeral was also held Wednesday. Doherty, 42, was one of four Americans killed in the U.S. consulate attack in Benghazi, Libya, last week.

Doherty, a graduate of Winchester High School, was a former Navy SEAL who'd been working as a security contractor when he was killed with on September 11.

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This segment aired on September 19, 2012.

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