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Adrian Walker

Three secular ministers preach healing

About 10 minutes before the start of the Interfaith service at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross today, Mayor Thomas M. Menino was wheeled up to a nearly empty altar. There he sat, a strikingly solitary figure, hands clasped, head bowed.

He seemed fragile but determined, much like Boston this week.

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