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    Surprise homecoming from Iraq for 6 year old boy

    A naval ensign returns home from Iraq and surprises his son at school.


    http://youtube.com/watch?v=s_GeKTJALJs




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    Finally a nice story on the news.

    BTW, the news anchor....HOT!

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    That was beautiful. Really.

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    That look on the little boy's face just as he gets up from the table brought tears to my eyes.




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    Goddammit... I... uh... got something in my eye...
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    the look on that boys face is absolutely priceless
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    Thanks for that............that was beyond special, that was priceless.
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    I watched it on the news and couldn't help but cry....
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    That brought tears to my eyes. just to point out the media of course can't get his rank right. the sailor is enlisted a P.O. 2nd class not an ensign. it doesn't matter this video is priceless, welcome home sailor a grateful nation salutes you.
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    i saw this on tv at work and just cried my eyes out!!!!
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    His cyanotic eyes
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    I did the same thing. From the minute that child got up from the table until it ended.




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    Very moving.. thank you for sharing that with us
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    Damn allergies making my eyes tear up...

































    oh fuck it, Im balling...
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    Good for the little guy. Glad to see him w. his dad

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    Quote Originally Posted by E-man View Post
    Damn allergies making my eyes tear up...

    oh fuck it, Im balling...
    Eman--I think its spelled BAWLING...balling has such a different meaning than what I think you meant.

    Buttercup thank you for sharing that with us. Having been in that position before and seeing my sons when I came back from Kosovo, I fully understood that fathers feelings. My eyes were quite watery after watching the clip...a very good start to my Monday morn. Thank you.
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    Great story.
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    PRICELESS. Should be showed on CNN

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    Close to my old Stomping grounds. Very touching. Guessing from the Uniform that he's Not a Sailor. He may be a squid, but he's a Corpman. In my book, that puts him up there with the rest of the Grunts and Groundpounders.

    Glad he could do that for his boy.
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