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Falcons' rookies visit Shepherd Center

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Atlanta Falcons rookies visited with patients and families at Shepherd Center on Tuesday.

Members of the rookie club spent the afternoon taking pictures, signing autographs and chatting with patients.

Safety Zeke Motta says it feels good to be a positive influence for those who are recovering from serious injuries.

Motta says he had a friend who broke his neck playing football in high school. He says he's since recovered and now spends his time helping others with similar injuries.

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