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Over the years, a deepening appreciation for the arts from Marty Walsh

Why are the arts so important to Martin J. Walsh as he prepares to become Boston’s next mayor? Does he have a lifelong connection or personal experiences that drive his vision?

Not exactly, he joked in a statement sent Wednesday to the Globe.

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