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      Bedford brothers who walked 40 miles throw 1st pitch for Tigers

      <span id="bIImageViewer_CaptionTextID">Hunter and Braden Gandee near the start of the 40-mile walk.</span>

      DETROIT (AP) - Two Michigan brothers who completed a 40-mile walk have teamed up again to throw out the first pitch at a Tigers game.

      Fourteen-year-old Hunter Gandee held his 7-year-old brother Braden in his arms on the mound at Comerica Park on Sunday afternoon as Braden tossed the ceremonial first pitch in Detroit's game against the Colorado Rockies.

      READ: Temperance brothers stay busy after 40-mile 'CP Swagger'

      Hunter Gandee carried Braden on his back over two days in June. The Gandee brothers battled the elements and fatigue to finish the walk from their hometown of Temperance to Ann Arbor.

      Called the Cerebral Palsy Swagger, the trek's goal was to raise awareness for the condition that prevents Braden from walking without assistance.

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