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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.Getty Images/Getty

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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