Brockton's Feinberg to head fund for marathon victims

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BOSTON (MyFoxBoston.com) -- A Brockton, Mass. native who had a major role in helping the families of 9/11 victims will assist Mass. officials with a charity created for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.

Gov. Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Tom Menino announced Wednesday Kenneth Feinberg will act as the administrator of the One Fund Boston. The charity was created Tuesday and announced during an official press conference held by Gov. Patrick.

Feinberg was appointed to administer the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund in 2001. He also led the BP oil spill fund in 2010.