Posts Tagged ‘ surprise ’

Soldier surprises son with his return

February 21, 2014
By Tammi Naudus
Sergeant TJ Musshorn embraces his son Jackson, 5, following surprise welcome home event held at the Southington YMCA last week.
Sgt. Musshorn had spent the last year in Afghanistan.

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Five-year-old Jackson Musshorn thought he was just playing an improvised game with his peers one day in the gymnasium of the Southington YMCA until an unexpected visit showed up. While standing in the middle of a circle with a blindfold on, Jackson, who was participating in the YMCA’s Amazing Kids…

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Soldier returns home, surprises children

September 26, 2013
By Lisa Capobianco
Madison Howes, a third grader at Flanders Elementary School, hugs her father Mike Howes, who had surprised her during a reading exercise at the school. Howes was stationed in Africa since last November and just recently returned home. 
Howes also surprised his stepdaughter Jasmyne Engman earlier in the day Monday at Southington High School.

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Madison Howes, a third grade student at Flanders Elementary School, took part in a reading celebration with her classmates and teachers on Monday. This was one of many reading celebrations in which students share their favorite books with a reading buddy. When one of the reading teachers chose Madison to…

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