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Marine surprised by rousing welcome home
Family, church greet his return from Kuwait
U.S. Marine Sgt. Jordan Martin, shown here with daughter Bailey and son Bennett, was welcomed home Friday during a celebration at Cumming First United Methodist Church. - photo by Jennifer Sami
CUMMING — When Bennett Martin jumped into his father’s arms, it appeared he would never let go. It had been nearly 10 months since the 3-year-old had seen his father, who’s been serving overseas since August. “The embrace was better than I imagined,” said U.S. Marine Sgt. Jordan Martin.