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Bill Weld, Paul Cellucci team up for new venture

When Paul Cellucci disclosed two years ago that he had Lou Gehrig’s disease, his old buddy and path-defining political partner, William F. Weld, started working the phone lines to raise money for research and threw a major fund-raiser to fight the disease.

Now, even as ALS saps Cellucci’s physical strength, Weld is helping his old friend begin a new chapter in his professional life, an unlikely second act two decades after their partnership at the State House defined an era in Massachusetts politics.

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