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On Mission Hill

On this day, a pub turns reflective

People gathered at Flann O’Brien’s had their watery eyes focused on the TVs in the old Mission Hill bar, which was filled with a quiet respect for Senator Edward M. Kennedy yesterday. In his honor, the bar draped American flags above its doors. People gathered at Flann O’Brien’s had their watery eyes focused on the TVs in the old Mission Hill bar, which was filled with a quiet respect for Senator Edward M. Kennedy yesterday. In his honor, the bar draped American flags above its doors. (Essdras M Suarez/ Globe Staff)
By David Abel
Globe Staff / August 30, 2009

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The creamy stouts went untouched on many a table. Ice dissolved in stiffer brews well before their liquor had been consumed. There was no music, no conversation, no bustle. (Full article: 851 words)

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