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How the election of Marty Walsh will affect young Bostonians
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It’s hard to not take this city for granted. For as long as I can remember, Boston has had a very distinctive image: It’s a great place to study or start a business (but not a great place to grow one), charming but not particularly fun, and it draws much of its vitality from its traditional neighborhoods. Living in Boston day-to-day, we start to think of this as some sort of fundamental truth. But in fact, a lot of this image, from the very positive to the frustratingly negative, is due to the leadership of Mayor Thomas Menino. Will that change under incoming mayor Marty Walsh? More