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Family says goodbye to youngest blast victim

The parents of Martin William Richard, the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombings, said their final goodbyes to their 8-year-old son in a private funeral Mass on Tuesday.

In the quiet of the morning, away from the public glare, the parents and other close family mourned young Martin, whom classmates recall as someone who told a mean knock-knock joke, ­always won at math games, and stuck up for friends at school.

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