WESTMINSTER, Md. Baltimore Ravens tight end Todd Heap is almost done walking through a gantlet of autograph-seeking fans when he gets to 9-year-old Katy Marchman, who hands him a laminated strip of paper. The note, which has illustrations below the words, reads, "Can I please have a hug?" Heap slips down on one knee and wraps his arms around the little girl. Katy, in turn, squeals with delight.

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