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Marine dad surprises kindergartner with unexpected homecoming

Posted at 4:24 PM, May 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-29 18:25:52-04

CITRUS COUNTY, Fla. -- It’s a very happy surprise homecoming for one Citrus County kindergartner who hasn’t seen his dad for six months.

Sgt. Devin Marinelli is a marine who has been away at training since December.

He surprised his son Braxton on Wednesday at Pleasant Grove Elementary school in Inverness.

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Marinelli says he’s thrilled to be home and spend the summer with his wife and three children.