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Tears, shock around City Hall

City workers nursed welling eyes and solemn faces as they struggled to come to terms with the passing of Menino.

Michele McDonald/Globe Staff

The Big Picture

Photos: Menino through the years

An old-school politician, Menino helped turn Boston into a hub of 21st-century innovation. See more photos.

Boston Mayor Tom Menino.

Menino praised as a ‘political giant’ who built a better Boston

The death of long-time Boston mayor Thomas Menino prompted an outpouring of praise for his service to the city.

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A look at some of the pivotal moments in the mayor’s life.

Yvonne Abraham

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/30/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/abrahamy-8525.jpg Tom Menino was a master of the heart

His greatness was in the follow-through after critical moments, in quiet acts of kindness and shows of support.

Adrian Walker

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Menino became acting mayor by the slimmest of margins, winning the job as council president by a mere vote.

opinion | Kathy Kottaridis

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He was ahead of his time in furthering dynamic, safe, and attractive historic neighborhoods.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/28/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Advance/Images/shaughnessy1-7314.jpg Tom Menino was the mayor to a city of champions

The late mayor loved sports, and the Red Sox especially, and the feeling was clearly mutual.

opinion | Seth Gitell

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Menino will always remain an unstoppable and larger-than-life presence.

editorial

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Former Mayor Thomas Menino stood apart as a politician with a common touch and uncommon skill at overcoming obstacles.