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Slain Mexico drug lord lives on in legend

Late cartel leader seen as local saviour but Mexican government considered him a ruthless criminal.
Last Modified: 21 Mar 2013 01:00

When one of the founders of the La Familia drugs cartel was killed in 2010, the Mexican government hailed it as a major victory.

Yet many locals say the cartel leader who protected them, Nazario Moreno, lives on in spirit.

In Morelia, in the state of Michoacan, the legend of the so-called St Nazario continues. 

Al Jazeera's Rachel Levin reports from Morelia, Mexico.

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