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Deployed Clay County dad comes home early, surprises son

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CLAY COUNTY, Fla. – Get your tissues ready!

A 1st grader at Lakeside Elementary in Orange Park was surprised by his dad on Monday after he came home a few days early from his 6-month deployment. 

Students gathered around for the surprise with American flags in their hands. 

The dad wrapped his son in a huge hug! 

Welcome home! 

Get your tissues ready! One of our 1st graders at Lakeside Elementary was surprised by his dad, who came home a few days early from his 6-month deployment 🇺🇸

Posted by One Clay on Monday, April 8, 2019

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Carianne Luter is a social media producer for News4Jax and has worked at Channel 4 since December 2015. She graduated from the University of North Florida with a degree in communications.