Joey McIntyre: finishes marathon minutes before blasts

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What's become a national tragedy was nearly a personal scare for New Kids on the Block singer Joey McIntyre.

He finished the 26.2 mile Boston Marathon yesterday just minutes before a pair of blasts ripped through the area near the race's finish line. He took to Twitter later to say he was OK - but that he was sure "there are many hurt."

Fellow New Kids member Donnie Wahlberg was in New York, where he was opening a new film. He was shaken by the attack, saying he was also disgusted by it.

He also pleaded for word from anyone who knew about McIntyre's fate before the singer went online and said he was OK.

The blasts killed at least three people and injured at least 140 others.

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