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Ex-Jets players visit family of National Guard vet who mysteriously died in China

Two retired New York Jets players helped bring some Christmas cheer Monday to the family of a Gang Green-loving National Guard vet from Long Island who died on a business trip to China.

Former Jets wide receiver Wesley Walker and running back Freeman McNeil joined local officials at the Freeport home of the late Norman Easy with a fully decorated, 8-foot-tall Fraser fir tree, a catered meal and a load of gifts.

“It’s an honor to be here,” McNeil said. “I know it’s a tragedy, but when a community can come together and support each other, like what’s happening here, that’s what Christmas is all about.”

The Christmas Eve visit followed an exclusive Post report last week that revealed how Easy’s family was unable to get any answers from the Chinese government — or even retrieve Easy’s body — after he died on a Dec. 7 flight to Shanghai.

Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy and Lynbrook Deputy Mayor Hilary Becker said they personally split the cost of the instant holiday, with Becker bringing pals Walker and McNeil.

Widow Nitxia Easy said she was told Monday by the US Consulate General in Shanghai that her late husband’s body would arrive in the US on Saturday.

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