ATLANTA - It was a special day for a group of Georgia soldiers.
They're being recognized by the state for their bravery with the signing of a Purple Heart legislation.
Gov. Nathan Deal signed Senate bill 276 into law. It declares Aug. 7 as "Purple Heart Day" in Georgia.
The governor also recognized four Georgia soldiers in College Park during the signing.
They each received Purple Hearts for their service in Afghanistan.
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