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Carolina Panthers' DeAngelo Williams Pulls an Amy Adams and Offers First Class Seat to Marine

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They say that no good deed goes unpunished, and they may very well be right.

Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams took a page out of Amy Adamsbook and offered to give up his seat in business class on a flight earlier this week.

The athlete shared a picture on Twitter of a marine waiting in a terminal along with the caption, "I always give up my seat to military if my seat is better! I truly appreciate our troops #flyingtherightway."

He also posted the same picture on Facebook, writing, "He just doesn't know it yet but he will be sitting in this seat when he boards the plane I always give up my 1st class seat! #isalutethetroops!"

That's some incredible (and honorable) American spirit. But sadly, it turns out that Williams may have been fooled.

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The website Guardian of Valor, which focused on ousting military imposters, has pointed out several reasons why they believe that the Marine in the picture is actually a fake.

They explain that "a Marine never wears a cover indoors unless he is armed" and "a Marine would never be at the airport in Dress Blue A [uniform], he wouldn't be wearing his cover while seated indoors, and he wouldn't be wearing a shooting badge on the right side of said uniform."

The site also reported that the same Marine was spotted in a Philippines airport on July 1 and was approached by a fellow flier.

The man reportedly told the flier that he had served in the military for over 30 years and deserved to wear the uniform.

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