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Adrian Walker

Walker is a columnist for the Metro section. He provides commentary and opinion on local and regional news as well as society and culture. Walker started as a Metro columnist in 1998. His column appears Mondays and Fridays.

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Dawnn Jaffier’s legacy of love

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At the Allston community center that played such a huge role in Dawnn Jaffier’s life, it’s almost as if she is still alive and well.

Adrian Walker

Why couldn’t anyone stop Bodio Hutchinson?

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Hutchinson has been a mental health and public safety nightmare for years.

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Why couldn’t anyone stop Bodio Hutchinson?

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The man accused of stabbing two park rangers sent many signals that the street was a terrible place for him to be.

Adrian Walker

Welfare reform stages surprising comeback in governor’s race

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The topic has reemerged, with Republican Charlie Baker releasing plans and talking about this buried wedge issue.