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At Savin Hill cafe, mayor-elect finds home away from home

Behind the counter at McKenna’s Cafe, Helena Kelly hustled from customer to customer with a spring in her step. Martin J. Walsh, beloved Savin Hill native and devoted McKenna’s regular, was Boston’s newly elected mayor, the first from Dorchester in half a century.

Those at the humble cafe could not help but take pride.

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