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The Washington Nationals pulled out a victory over the New York Mets last night, but the real winners of the evening were the Wounded Warriors in attendance. Having triumphed over many challenges, the group was able to kick back and relax, with special company from Sports Illustrated’s Peter King and The Food Network’s Paula Deen!
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Deputy Secretary of Defense Bill Lynch also stopped by. We’re proud of these wounded warriors and hope they enjoyed a beautiful evening at Nationals Park. Oh, and the Nats won, too. Check out a short video below…
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