Walsh says he’s ‘100 percent’ behind Menino

With the news that former mayor Thomas M. Menino has been diagnosed with an advanced form of cancer, Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s office released the following statement:

“I’ve never known Tom Menino to back down from a fight, and I don’t expect him to start now. Mayor Menino has always been here for the people of Boston, and we’re behind him today, 100%. Our thoughts and prayers are with him, Angela, their family and many friends.”