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Mass honors Martin Richard in Dorchester

Hundreds attend memorial for bombing victim

Bagpipers filled the warm spring air of Dorchester’s O’Donnell Square with the melancholy strains of Irish ballads as they marched down Freeport Street to St. Ann Parish Sunday morning.

Eight members of the Boston Police Gaelic Column played “The Dawning of the Day” and “Leaving of Liverpool” as prelude to a memorial Mass for Martin Richard, killed April 15 in the Boston Marathon bombings.

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