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Trayvon Martin's dad thanks Miami Heat, athletes

Updated: March 25, 2012, 10:37 PM ET
Associated Press

MIAMI -- The father of the unarmed black teen whose killing has sparked widespread outrage said Sunday night that he and his family have been overwhelmed by sports stars such as Dwyane Wade and LeBron James speaking out about the case.

In an interview with The Associated Press, Tracy Martin thanked the NBA's Miami Heat for "taking notice" of the killing. Martin is the father of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, who was shot and killed in Sanford, Fla. on Feb. 26 by a neighborhood watch volunteer ...

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