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Report: Favre brightens wounded veteran's day

Brett Favre at one of his charity softball games. Photo: Image by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Report: Favre brightens wounded veteran's day

By Jay Sorgi. CREATED Jun 12, 2014

Brett Favre took time this week to help out a triple-amputee in a wheelchair in his home state of Mississippi.

The Washington Times reports that the record-breaking Green Bay Packers signalcaller auctioned off a one-day training session at a charity fundraiser in 2013.

Actor Gary Sinise won the auction, but donated the prize to soldier Rusty Dunagan, who lives in Oklahoma.  Dunagan stepped on a land mine while serving in Afghanistan.

Apparently, the training session was going to turn into a toss-the-football and go-fishing session, but it probably was no less memorable to the man who served our country.

Jay Sorgi

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A lifelong sports fanatic whose grandfather appeared on a weekly show in the early years of 620WTMJ, Jay was well-groomed for a career with Journal Broadcast Group and WTMJ.