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Free after nearly 16 years in prison, former Mafia captain Vincent M. Ferrara strolled out of the federal courthouse in Boston on May 26 holding the hand of his 20-year-old daughter, Bianca, saying he felt vindicated by a judge's decision to cut several years off his sentence because of government misconduct. <img src ='http://cache.boston.com/bonzai-fba/File-Based_Image_Resource/dingbat_arrow_icon.gif' alt='' title='' height='9' width='4' border='0' /> <a target='new' href ='http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2005/05/27/ex_mob_leader_freed_from_prison'>Story
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Free after nearly 16 years in prison, former Mafia captain Vincent M. Ferrara strolled out of the federal courthouse in Boston on May 26 holding the hand of his 20-year-old daughter, Bianca, saying he felt vindicated by a judge's decision to cut several years off his sentence because of government misconduct.
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