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Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen may not be having his best season on the field, but he continues to change the lives of others off the field.

Homes for Wounded Warriors is a charity Allen started to help remodel and build new homes for wounded military members.

In an interview with The Today Show, Allen says he thinks his grandfather, who spent 23 years in the marine corp, is "the coolest dude ever." He adds that he has a much "bigger responsibility" than being a football player.

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