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    Marshfield Student Gets Surprise at Graduation

    Father returns from year-long overseas deployment to surprise son at graduation ceremony in Marshfield, Mass.

    (Published Sunday, June 3, 2018)

    A Massachusetts high school student got more than his diploma Saturday when he received a heartwarming surprise as his father unexpectedly returned from a year-long stint overseas in the military.

    Marshfield Student Broadcasting posted the emotional video on Facebook.

    In the video, the student, Tyler Solomon, is seen accepting his diploma. He then catches a glimpse of his father, Army Sgt. Damon Solomon, who is still in uniform. The emotional graduate rushes from the stage to embrace his returning dad.

    Tyler wasn't the only one surprised at his father's return. Apparently, the entire family was kept in the dark until his father arrived at the football field where the ceremony was held.

    DHS Secretary Defends Practice of Separating Families at Border

    [NATL] DHS Secretary Defends Practice of Separating Families at Border

    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen defended the practice of separating families at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying that her department is merely following laws. Speaking at a White House briefing Monday, Nielsen said the issue has been growing for years, the product of loopholes that have created an open border.

    (Published Monday, June 18, 2018)

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