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95 year old female vet. throws first pitch

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95-year-old Mary Ballard is throwing out the first pitch at the Lexington Legends game

When she was 23 she was a nurse overseas during World War II.
She took care of wounded soldiers being flown from France or Germany to Britain after D-Day. 
Her appearance is part of the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs' effort to highlight the state's female veterans. 
The game starts at 7 PM, and tickets are $5 for veterans and active-duty military with identification.


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