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Military Dad Surprises Daughters, Wife With Early Homecoming

Mom and daughters surprised by dad's early return from deployment

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    A San Diego-area girl thought she was getting an award from school Friday but what she got instead was much better.

    Makenna Hansen attends Sunset View Elementary School in Point Loma.

    Surprise Military Homecoming at Sunset View Elementary

    [DGO] Surprise Military Homecoming at Sunset View Elementary
    Makenna Hansen may have thought she was getting a writing award from her school but instead, saw her dad a week early. (Published Friday, Nov. 1, 2013)

    She arrived to school Friday thinking she was getting a writing award from the school.

    Instead, it was a ruse so she, her mom and her sister could be surprised by her father, Brian, who came home early from deployment.

    The girls had been counting down until their dad's return from the Western Pacific.

    His ship, USS Lawrence, was due home next week, but he got to leave early.

    The family planned to go to dinner and catch up on the time they missed together.