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Soldiers Reunite with Family

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - A soldier was reunited with his family after nearly a year apart.

Jennifer and Bruce Vanderwater had been on duty in Afghanistan with the Louisiana Army National Guard. 

Bruce's sons Caleb and Gabe lived with their mother and stayed with their grandparents while Jennifer and Bruce were overseas.

As a surprise for the boys, Oak Hill Elementary held a special assembly to reunite the family. 

"After being gone for almost a year we were finally reunited with them, it was great, it's what we've been looking for more than anything since we left was to get back to them," said Bruce Vanderwater.  

Jennifer and Bruce say they plan to finally take their honeymoon that was postponed by their tour in Afghanistan. 
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