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Topic - War in Afghanistan

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    Welcome home, soldier!

    Army Pfc. Mark Wildsmith greets his grandmother, Helene Wildsmith, upon arriving at his Rhawnhurst home on Friday following his deployment in Afghanistan. Wildsmith, 20, a member of the 4th Infantry Division, I-66 Raider Brigade at Fort Carson, Colo., went to Afghanistan last October. Upon his arrival at Philadelphia International Airport, members of the groups A Hero’s Welcome and Warrior’s Watch led a welcoming escort that accompanied the soldier to his home, where he was cheered by family and neighbors. 

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