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Kenny Chesney Starts Fund To Help Boston Marathon Bombing Victims

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Country star Kenny Chesney is starting a fund to help those who lost limbs in the Boston Marathon bombing.

A Tuesday news release says Chesney has established the "Spread the Love" fund with his own donation and will gift sales of his single by the same name as well.

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Donations will go to Boston Medical Center and other area facilities. Fans also can donate directly to the fund at bmc.org/Kenny.

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The money will go to the purchase of prosthetics and fitting, follow-up care and physical therapy.

Three people were killed and more than 260 injured in the April 15 attack at the marathon finish line.

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Chesney co-wrote "Spread the Love" with The Wailers. It appears on his new album "Life on a Rock," out this week.

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