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Mayor Walsh calls Lt. Walsh a 'true hero'

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WATERTOWN, Mass. (WHDH) - Mayor Marty Walsh spoke at Lt. Ed Walsh's funeral on Wednesday, calling the fallen firefighter a "true hero."

"He touched many more than those who are lucky to know him. As a brave and experienced firefighter he was a rock supporting all of our lives whether we knew it or not," the mayor said in front of a crowd of friends, family and colleagues.

"Every day he went to work he put himself on the line for us. That's why there are so many here and why all of Boston is stopping to pay their respects to Ed Walsh today.

Watch the mayor's full speech here.
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