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Kevin Cullen

A G-man’s testimony helps dispel myths of ‘Whitey’

The myth that Whitey Bulger only killed other criminals died with Michael Donahue, an innocent man, 31 years ago on the waterfront, just down the street from where Whitey is on trial at the federal courthouse named after his old neighbor Joe Moakley.

The myth that Whitey would go out in a blaze of glory died two years ago on the oil-stained floor of a garage in Santa Monica, where Whitey spent 16 years hiding in plain view.

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