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American mobsterís trial nearing an end

James Whitey Bulger, who had been wanted for 17 years before his capture in 2011, is charged with 19 counts of murder.

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The trial of one of the United States' most notorious gangsters, James "Whitey" Bulger, is nearing an end.

He is accused of 19 murders and was a wanted fugitive for 17 years before his capture in 2011.

But there is a side of Bulger that the jury in Boston will not get to see.

Al Jazeera’s Kristen Saloomey reports from Boston.

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