Boston native Donnie Wahlberg attended high school not far from where two bombs went off during the Boston Marathon on April 15, killing three and injuring hundreds. Wahlberg, an actor and longtime member of New Kids on the Block (NKOTB), received the news while filming his CBS police drama "Blue Bloods" in New York.
"My initial reaction was, 'What can I do? Should I walk off set here in New York, get on a plane and go to Boston and start volunteering my time?'" he recalls. "But the bad guys were still out there, so all that stuff had to wait."