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Students receive a early holiday surprise
by DREW BOLLEA Staff Writer
Dec 09, 2011 | 1895 views | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend | print
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Students at Warner Robins Middle School and Shirley Hills Elementary received an early Christmas present. Chloe and James List were not expecting their father, Capt. Nathan List, to return home from deployment until after Christmas.

Deployed to Iraq since before the 4th of July, James and Chloe List had not seen their father for six months. With President Obama's acceleration of the drawdown of troops, Cpt.

List was able to come home three weeks earlier than originally planned. He first surprised his daughter Chloe Warner Robins Middle by sitting in her chair and awaiting her return to class. After a reunion with Chloe, the family of three made their way to Shirley Hills Elementary to surprise son James in his classroom.

The event worked out smoothly and the family was reunited. The entire school was in on the surprise and both James and Chloe were shocked and happy to have their father home.
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