DORCHESTER — More than 500 guests packed Florian Hall when Henry Richard’s 18th birthday was turned into a night of fundraising for Team MR8 and its Boston Marathon team. Henry is the brother of Martin Richard, who was killed when bombs went off near the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon. The entertainment included the Fenian Sons and DJ Dave Solimine, and Henry’s sister, Jane, a singer, was also on hand. All proceeds benefit…

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Boston Mayor Marty Walsh with Boston Globe Managing Director Linda Pizzuti Henry, and Henry Richard. PHOTO BY BILL BRETT FENWAY — More than 300 guests attended the kickoff party to support the Boston Marathon team running to raise money for the Martin Richard Foundation, named for the 8-year-old Dorchester resident who was the youngest person killed in the Boston Marathon bomb blasts in 2013. Martin’s father, Bill, reiterated that this is the last year the…

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