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KKANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 15: Army Specialist Wes Wooten of Maryville, Missouri returns from Afghanistan to surprise his sister Mataya Wooton before a game between the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on September 15, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Tim Umphrey/Getty Images)

KKANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 15: Maryville, Missouri returns from Afghanistan to surprise his sister Mataya Wooton before a game between the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on September 15, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Sports military reunions

May 18, 2013

Today we take a moment to appreciate our freedoms that are and have been protected everyday by our military.

Sports teams around the country have helped these men and women surprise their families with incredibly emotional reunions. Today we celebrate the Fourth of July by honoring the men and women of the armed forces who have served and currently serve this country.

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