VIDEO Gov. Perry awards those who've risked life and limb in line of duty

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by SHELLY SLATER

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Posted on September 12, 2013 at 8:07 PM

Governor Rick Perry was on hand in Austin Thursday to present the Star of Texas Awards.

They honor the peace officers, firefighters, emergency first responders, and citizens who have been seriously injured or killed in the line of duty of while assisting a first responder.

It was bittersweet for many families -- a proud moment, yet painful at the same time.

News 8's Shelly Slater has the story in the video above

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