'Suite' treat for Mark Smith at Eagles open practice

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Eagles host Mark Smith and family. Walter Perez reports during Action News at 6 p.m. on August 6, 2017.

The Philadelphia Eagles treated a man who was victimized during a public assault to a very special day.

Mark Smith and his family got to watch Sunday's open practice from a private suite at Lincoln Financial Field.

The team also gave Smith his very own jersey.

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Smith, who is mentally-challenged, was punched in the face while waiting for a bus in Germantown.

His attackers posted video of the attack online, sparking nationwide outrage.

Smith tells Action News he has moved on from the attack and now looks forward to the Birds making a playoff run.

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