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Staff Photo: Brendan Sullivan Matias Ferreira, 24, who once lived in Buford, takes a 3-point shot over NBA star Artis Gilmore prior to the Final Four Friday basketball challenge between the Wounded Warrior Amputees and the Atlanta All Stars at Peachtree Ridge in Suwanee. Ferreira who is now a double amputee landed on a bomb on Jan. 21, 2011 while serving with the Marine Corps in Afghanistan.

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Athletes support Wounded Warriors at Peachtree Ridge

Hundreds showed up Friday night to show support for a team of war veterans playing hoops against a group of pro and retired local athletes.


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