Welcome Home Son

While he was waiting for his son to arrive after a year in Iraq, this Dad was surveying all of the fanfare and the crowds. He said, "When I came home from Vietnam, we sure weren't welcomed like this. This is the way it should be."

  • to libby with love 5y

    Beautiful! Two heros! (And thank you for the kind words you left on my photostream)
  • Kimmi Shellaby 5y

    Wow... this picture and story brings tears to my eyes. No soldier should EVER feel unappreciated! God bless every single vet! They are all heros!!!
  • mnheather 5y

    Love this photo...
  • Trish Smith | Photography 5y

    I love this photo, and the story that goes with it. What an amazing family you have, sir. Thanks for sharing.
  • jollymae 5y

    Thank you for sharing the story - such an incredibly powerful moment.
  • Jamie McBride 5y

    Oh...how beautiful!!
  • Sheila Cain-Sample 5y

    That is Truth of emotion right there. A father with his son...so wonderful. He wears love and relief on his face. Lovely of you to share. I can only imagine what this father must be feeling...I have two boys, one old enough to go to war.
  • AmyDPhotoFan 5y

    Every one of them should be welcomed home this way! Thanks for sharing that wonderfual picture.
  • jesseandjudymartinez 5y

    Oh my my! This is my favorite!
  • slpatters64 5y

    Thank you both for your service!!
  • Erin 5y

  • MrsRolphie 5y

    Beautiful...thank you both!
  • athenaplichta 5y

    I love this, the story and the picture. Just incredible. Thank you for sharing!
  • ginasalacki 5y

    yay :) such a happy photo.
  • Rick 5y

    What a wonderful image. Thank you for sharing the story that goes with it.
  • Soleil is me. 5y

    Wo! Greeting from Bangkok.
    Your beautiful image is the spectacular to see & study about:) Please exhibit your art to my group:-
    SPLENDID IMAGE.. YOUR IMAGE IS 'THE BEST'.. by The Admin considered.

    INSPIRE ...
    You are INVITED to display this wonderful photo
    in the INSPIRE Pool
    Be humm.. a song, be happy:)
  • hellgah! 5y

  • ~CanonGrl97~ 5y

    beautiful and poignant
  • farmgirl in flipflops 5y

  • Shellnort 3y

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Taken on September 14, 2009
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