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Santa Claus arrives in the Seaport, keeping Martin Richard's memory alive and generating holiday spirit

2 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

As the sun set at the Smith Family Waterfront in the Seaport Saturday afternoon, hundreds of children and their parents waited for Santa Claus to arrive via boat to light up Martin's Park in all of its holiday season glory.
The holiday-spirited, high-energy festivity reminded Dorchester resident Denise Richard of how she and her husband, Bill, would bring their children to holiday lighting events across the city.
The event marked the second annual holiday lighting display at the park, named in honor of Denise and Bill's son Martin Richard, who died at age 8 in the Boston Marathon Bombing...
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