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The distance from Brookline's Whiskey Point to Boston Garden isn't many miles, but the journey native son David O'Brien took with the Beanpot held aloft last night was a trip that took many years to complete.

"I've been waiting for four years to hold it," said O'Brien. "My dream's come true."

He is the proud captain of the latest team from Huntington Avenue to win a Beanpot. The forlorn Huskies of the '50s, '60s and '70s are the Beanpot team of the '80s, and O'Brien ...