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Mourners Gather At Public Gardens Following Bin Laden Death

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Mourners gathered at the Public Gardens on Monday.

Mourners gathered at the Public Gardens on Monday.

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BOSTON (CBS) – Usually, folks gather at the 9/11 memorial at the Public Gardens in Boston on September 11, but mourners met instead on Monday following news of the death of Osama bin Laden.

WBZ-TV’s Jim Smith reports.

Exactly 206 white roses were placed at the Garden of Remembrance, one for every Massachusetts resident killed on Sept. 11, 2001.

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Many local politicians including Mayor Tom Menino, Gov. Deval Patrick, Lt. Gov. Tim Murray, and Attorney General Martha Coakley were at the gathering.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Lana Jones reports.

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