Ben Affleck, who was raised in the Boston area, weighed in on the Boston Marathon explosions Monday on Twitter:
Such a senseless and tragic day. My family and I send our love to our beloved and resilient Boston.
— Ben Affleck (@BenAffleck) April 15, 2013
Affleck shared an Academy Award for best original screenplay for "Good Will Hunting," a movie about a math prodigy living in Boston.