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Former Boston Mayor Menino vows to beat cancer diagnosis
Former Boston Mayor Menino vows to beat cancer diagnosis

Former longtime Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino, 71, has been diagnosed with an advanced form of cancer, according to local media reports. Doctors don't know the origin of the cancer, which has invaded Menino's liver and lymph nodes, the Boston Globe reported. Menino was mayor of Boston for 20 years. He retired this year after a series of health woes hobbled him while still in office, none of which were reported as cancer-related. In one dramatic moment last year, a wheelchair-bound Menino improbably rose to his feet to address thousands of mourners during an interfaith service after the Boston Marathon bombings. Menino has put on a similarly resilient face...

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