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Volunteers, companies help Marathon bombing victims

It began, just days after the Boston Marathon bombings, with a single folded table and some donated smartphones. Then came a safe, some unmatched tables and chairs, office supplies, even a single-cup coffee maker.

As donations to victims poured in from across the country, crews wired the office for phones and computers and made workstations for volunteers, while other firms in the building lent the use of their fax and copy machines.

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