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Steve Smith surprises 7-year-old fan

Updated: March 20, 2014, 12:17 PM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

Former Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith on Thursday replaced the "ugly face cry'' of a 7-year-old fan with a smile.

Smith, who signed with the Baltimore Ravens 24 hours after being released by Carolina a week ago, surprised Gavin Simone on ABC's "Good Morning America" with a hug and the first "Smith Sr" No. 89 Ravens jersey.

He sought out Simone on social media after seeing a video the child's father made in which he told his son Smith had been released.

"It touched ...

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