Firefighters say 'a long goodbye' to fallen friends

Comrades cross US for funerals

A firefighter stood at attention during the wake for firefighter Paul J. Cahill yesterday at Holy Name Church in West Roxbury. A funeral Mass will be held today.
By David Abel and John C. Drake
Globe Staff / September 6, 2007

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First came the street sweepers. Then scores of state, Boston, and Canton police officers thundered in on motorcycles. Finally, the hearse rolled up to the entrance of Holy Name Church in West Roxbury, where eight firefighters in their blue dress uniforms waited in a silent salute. (Full article: 728 words)

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