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April 24th, 2013
12:25 PM ET

Boston fund will help families move forward

Donations have been pouring in from across the country for victims of the Boston Marathon bombing attack. On Tuesday, Mayor Thomas Menino said "The One Fund Boston," an organization to support victims of the Boston Marathon bombing attack, had already raised $20 million. Lawyer Kenneth Feinberg was appointed as the administrator of the fund.

An important part of of the process is meeting with the families.

"When you meet with individual families, in confidence, private meetings, it's very emotional. 'Mr. Feinberg, keep the money. I don't want the money. Bring my son back, bring my wife back, bring my husband back.' 'I can't do that,' you explain," said Feinberg. "I can only do a small thimble of your tragedy, of ... the crisis you confront, provide some financial help that may help you move forward as best you can."

"You do not begin to try and place yourself in the shoes of these survivors... It it's very, very emotional," said Feinberg.

Watch The Lead with Jake Tapper at 4pm on CNN for more of our interview with Kenneth Feinberg.

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