U.S. Marine surprises siblings at school

picture of U.S. Marine hugging his little sisterWhat began as a typical morning for Kingsborough second-grader Ava Brae on Friday, Oct. 19 quickly turned emotional when her older brother stepped through the door of her classroom.

Lymon Barnett, a corporal in the U.S. Marines who has been stationed in Japan for two years, came home early on a leave and paid a special visit to his little sister’s school to surprise her.picture of U.S. Marine standing next to little sister at school holding her by the hand

Cpl. Barnett made the rounds visiting Gloversville schools that morning –surprising his younger siblings at Boulevard Elementary and Gloversville Middle School, as well.

Read the story on Cpl. Barnett’s homecoming in the Leader Herald

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