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Mothers seek justice

The breakfast was organized by Mothers for Justice and Equality, whose aim is to end neighborhood violence.
The breakfast was organized by Mothers for Justice and Equality, whose aim is to end neighborhood violence.John Tlumacki/Globe Staff photos

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Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh clasped Mirna Ramos’s hand. Her murdered son’s smiling face adorned a button over her heart, inscribed with a promise: ‘Always and forever, we will love you.’

“How are you?” Walsh asked her.

“Like all mothers,” she told him, “waiting for justice for my son.”

It has almost a year and a half since her 19-year-old son Jorge Fuentes was shot to death outside her Dorchester home while he walked his family’s dog, and police have not made an arrest. Police say they are working on it, but do not give her updates, Ramos told the mayor Saturday during a Mothers for Justice and Equality breakfast at Faith Christian Church in Dorchester.

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