Nationals to Honor Dog Attack Hero

Usher will be recognized prior to game

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    The man bitten while helping stave off a dog attack in the Trinidad neighborhood of northeast Washington will be recognized by the Nationals Tuesday night.

    Andre Hawthorne, who is an usher at Nationals Park, was actually on his way home from the staduim when he witnessed the April 20 attack. He stepped in to help two children who had jumped on a car  roof  to escape the dogs.

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    They turned on him and he suffered bites on his hand. He is undergoing a series of rabies shots.

    Hawthorne will be honored by the team before a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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