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Brian McGrory

One man’s victory over a tow truck

There was nothing at the start of that January morning to hint at the extraordinary triumph that would come later in the day.

Bob Collins put his pants on one leg at a time, had some breakfast, and stopped by one of the state’s fine courthouses to defend a client from an undoubtedly trumped-up charge. He drove to his law office in Randolph to move a few papers around his desk. Then he did what he loves most, which was to point his Grand Marquis toward his native Dorchester to while away a pleasant afternoon in the incomparable Adams Corner.

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