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Catharsis in our sports cathedral

After a week that rocked Boston irrevocably, a day at Fenway helps the healing

Updated: April 21, 2013, 8:37 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- The voice belonged to Henry Mahegan. In his day job, he is a history teacher at Charlestown High. On this day, like many others, he was in front of a microphone, sitting in a booth high above home plate.

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Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, welcome to Fenway Park.

This past week has been unlike any other in the history of Boston. We have experienced trauma and tragedy, devastation and despair, physical injuries and emotional wounds.

Our week has had ...

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