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Fund created to assist victims of Boston Marathon bombing

A central fund to aid the families most affected by the Boston Marathon explosions was announced Tuesday by Mayor Thomas M. Menino and Governor ­Deval Patrick. Those wishing to contribute should visit onefundboston.org . Among the many donations is $1 million from John Hancock. Other contributors include Brian Moynihan, president of Bank of America; Hill Holliday founder Jack Connors; John Fish, CEO of Suffolk Construction; Paul Grogan, president of The Boston Foundation; Steve Pagliuca, managing director of Bain Capital and co-owner of the Boston Celtics; Larry Lucchino, CEO of the Boston Red Sox; and Mike Sheehan, CEO, and Karen ­Kaplan, president, of Hill Holliday.

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Melanie Dostis