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Marathon attacks bring outpouring of charitable spirit

In a display of sympathy and solidarity with the Marathon bombing victims, charitable donations are pouring in from across the country and beyond.

Within 24 hours of Monday’s tragedy, The One Fund, the central charity quickly set up for those affected by the bombings, had received $7.5 million. Much of that came from corporate and ­major individual donors, but more than 8,500 ­individuals also contributed to the website, ­onefundboston.org, city officials said.

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