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Veterans angered after man accused of faking Purple Heart honored

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HOLLY SPRINGS, Ga. -

A former Holly Springs officer accused of faking his Purple Heart was involved in a surprising celebration.

Despite those criminal charges, Shane Ladner agreed to be honored again by a group of military supporters in Texas -- the same group whose parade last year led to a tragic railroad accident.

FOX 5 I-Team reporter Randy Travis first exposed Ladner's fictional military record. Click the video above to watch the latest report!

Previous stories:

Attorney: Paperwork proves Shane Ladner's war record

Shane Ladner arrested, charged for lying about Purple Heart

War record of man injured in veterans' parade questioned

Real Purple Heart recipients talk about Shane Ladner arrest

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