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A judge cited the depravity of gangster James “Whitey” Bulger’s crimes and the lives he wrecked during his murderous reign in Boston’s underworld as she sentenced him today in Boston to two life sentences in prison plus five years.

“The testimony of human suffering that you and your associates inflicted on others was at times antagonizing to hear and painful to watch,” said US District Court Judge Denise J. Casper, who recited, one by one, the names of the people Bulger murdered.

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