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Former escapee faces skepticism in parole bid

Porter ignores names of two people slain

Norman A. Porter (center), with his attorneys Gordon Walker (left) and Tom Herman, addressed the Parole Board yesterday. Norman A. Porter (center), with his attorneys Gordon Walker (left) and Tom Herman, addressed the Parole Board yesterday. (Pat Greenhouse/ Globe Staff)
By Shelley Murphy
Globe Staff / October 7, 2009

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Dressed in a green prison suit and wearing shackles, Norman A. Porter, 69, sat before the state Parole Board yesterday pleading for freedom. He barely mentioned the two murders he committed in the early 1960s, omitting the names of his victims, as he began rattling off his accomplishments in prison. (Full article: 787 words)

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