Thomas Menino, Boston's longest-serving mayor and one of its most beloved, died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. He was 71.
He was diagnosed with advanced cancer in February 2014, shortly after leaving office, and announced Oct. 23 he was suspending treatment and a book tour so he could spend more time with family and friends.
In this image, Menino, left, talks with England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, right, before a benefit dinner in Boston, Nov. 8, 1995.
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