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  • DeAngelo Williams gives up business class seat for man in military uniform

    Eric Edholm at Shutdown Corner1 day ago

    DeAngelo Williams did a good thing right after the Fourth of July.

    The Carolina Panthers running back saw a man who appeared to be a Marine boarding his plane and decided to give up his business class seat to him. Williams posted a photo on his Facebook page as well as on Twitter.

    I always give up my seat to military if my seat is better! I truly appreciate our troops #flyingtherightway pic.twitter.com/pptilEg6xi

    Now, here's the interesting thing about this: Several people responded to Williams' posts indicating that the man in question might not be a real Marine, with several uniform discrepancies — including wearing his cover indoors — as tipoffs.

    @KelliBartik @jamos14 @DeAngeloRB medals messed up, wearing shooting badge (shouldn’t be), and his cover on in doors.

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