For nearly a year, U.S. Navy Lt. Darren Nelson has missed family birthdays, holidays and anniversaries, but on Thursday he made up for all that.
At their North Lakeland home on Friday afternoon, Faith and Hope Ring, 11-year-old twins, and their little sister Grace, 7, put on their prettiest party dresses, painted their nails with sparkly polish and yowled as their mom pulled their hair into half up-dos as they got ready for the McKeel Academy Father/Daughter Dance.
It was a special Valentine's Day for a fifth-grader on Long Island, whose father surprised her at school after an eight-month deployment in Afghanistan.
A soldier returned from basic training to surprise her best friend weeks after she lost her boyfriend.
Corunna, MI-- Staff Sgt. Kenny Wekwert, of Onaway, met his 7-month-old daughter Natalie for the second time yesterday when he returned home from his deployment to Cuba.
His other daughters, Morganne, 5, and McK...