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Mark Wahlberg Lends Support for Vandalized Memorial Repairs

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    Mark Wahlberg Lends Support for Vandalized Memorial Repairs
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    In this Tuesday, June 20, 2017, file photo, Mark Wahlberg attends the U.S. premiere of "Transformers: The Last Knight" in Chicago. Wahlberg told the Chicago Tribune on Oct. 20, 2017, that he hopes God will forgive him for his turn as a porn star in the 1997 film “Boogie Nights.”

    Actor and Boston native Mark Wahlberg is among those offering his support to efforts to repair a vandalized Vietnam War memorial.

    The damage to the memorial in the Dorchester neighborhood and the landscaping around it was discovered last week. State police said bricks had been thrown at the memorial stone, an American flag was cut and a Massachusetts flag was ripped taken a flagpole and left with trash on it. A POW-MIA flag was apparently stolen.

    Wahlberg tweeted his support for a GoFundMe page that has been set up to help pay for repairs to the Dorchester Vietnam Memorial, which includes the names of local residents who died in the conflict.

    No arrests have been reported.

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