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Photos: Move-in day in Boston

It was move-in day for many college students in Greater Boston on Saturday.
John Tlumacki/Globe Staff
It was move-in day for many college students in Greater Boston on Saturday.

Boston University students carried a mattress and box spring down Wardsworth Street in Allston to a nearby apartment.
John Tlumacki/Globe Staff
Boston University students carried a mattress and box spring down Wardsworth Street in Allston to a nearby apartment.

Meredith Santaus from Brighton walked to an apartment on Linden Street with a table above her head.
John Tlumacki/Globe Staff
Meredith Santaus from Brighton walked to an apartment on Linden Street with a table above her head.

Colette Ungvary, 10, from Bronxville, N.Y., helped move her sister, Kat, 18, into BU.
John Tlumacki/Globe Staff
Colette Ungvary, 10, from Bronxville, N.Y., helped move her sister, Kat, 18, into BU.

Families unloaded vehicles on Babcock Street as Boston University students moved into dormitories.
John Tlumacki/Globe Staff
Families unloaded vehicles on Babcock Street as Boston University students moved into dormitories.

A long procession of students and family members made their way into the dormitories at BU.
John Tlumacki/Globe Staff
A long procession of students and family members made their way into the dormitories at BU.

Students moved a mattress along a sidewalk on Ashford Street in Allston.
John Tlumacki/Globe Staff
Students moved a mattress along a sidewalk on Ashford Street in Allston.

A rental truck struck a fire escape in an alley off Royce Street in Allston on Saturday.
George Martins
A rental truck struck a fire escape in an alley off Royce Road in Allston on Saturday.