Boston Bombings: The Matt Damon-Ben Affleck Connection

Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Bombing suspects Tamerlan (right) and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

flag-breaking-newsOne of the men suspected of placing bombs at the finish line of the Boston Marathon Monday had a high profile education in Beantown: He attended the same school as Oscar-winning movie compadres Ben Affleck and Matt Damon.

According to news reports, 19-year-old Dzhokhar TsarnaevĀ graduated from the prestigious Cambridge Rindge and Latin School 20 years after the Hollywood stars.

Affleck and Damon, both Boston natives, graduated in the early 1990s. They went on to win an Oscar for their collaborative writing of Good Will Hunting.

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Tsarnaev was on the school’s wrestling team and, a former school teacher told USA Today, was well liked by his teammates and fell0w students. He still on the lam after a shootout this a.m.

His brother Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, was shot dead by the FBI in the gun battle.

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon

Ben Affleck (right) and Matt Damon

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