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Photos: Young boxers master the sweet science

Their boxing gloves were almost as big as their faces, but not nearly as big as their fighting spirits. The young pugilists took part in the annual Evacuation Day/St. Patrick’s Day boxing competition held Friday in South Boston.

The event, sponsored by the South Boston Citizens’ Association, has seen the likes of boxing greats Marvin Hagler and Rocky Marciano compete in it.

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