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Charlotte Bobcats, Wells Fargo give wounded Marine a house

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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Veteran Josh Morgan, center, kisses his wife Olivia as she holds their son, Jack, after being awarded a mortgage-free home by Wells Fargo. The presentation was made during a timeout in the Charlotte Bobcats - Brooklyn Nets basketball game at Time Warner Cable Arena.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Veteran Josh Morgan kisses his wife, Olivia as she holds their son, Jack after being awarded a mortgage-free home by Wells Fargo.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Veteran Josh Morgan, left, is embraced as his wife Olivia and son, Jack hold a sign representing the key to their new mortgage-free home.

The Charlotte Bobcats and Wells Fargo gave a wounded Marine and his wife a house during a recognition ceremony in the second quarter of Wednesday’s Bobcats-Brooklyn Nets game.

Carl Morgan received a Purple Heart and a medical retirement from the Marines after being injured by an improvised explosive device while serving in Afghanistan. The Bobcats and Wells Fargo surprised Morgan and his wife with the gift of a mortgage-free home.

Morgan, who grew up in Lowell, Mass., and his family have been living off-base of late in Jacksonville, N.C. Rick Bonnell

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