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Matt Light honored as humanitarian of the year

Matt Light (left) was joined at the ceremony by his friend Rick Carone.
Matt Light (left) was joined at the ceremony by his friend Rick Carone.(Getty Images)

All Sports United gave its 2014 Humanitarian of the Year Award to former Patriots tackle Matt Light. He received $100,000 for his Light Foundation, which helps at-risk kids become leaders. Light was joined at the ceremony in Chicago by his wife, Susie, his mother-in-law, and his friend Rick Carone.


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