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Community unites to support wounded Mass. cop


By John R. Ellement
Boston Globe

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. — A little girl wants the four-leaf clover she put into a glass frame placed alongside Officer Phillip Hurton's hospital bed. Unions, police departments, and leaders of neighboring Ashland have donated cash and time.

Two days after Hurton was shot in the face by an alleged armed robber, the Framingham police officer and the department he has served for about five years are being overwhelmed by acts of kindness from strangers and friends.

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