I love this picture because it truly shows the support and love we got from friends the whole time he was gone. Mattie and a Rachel (a nieghbor).
Hazel enjoyin the free cookies from Operation Uplift
The plane coming in.
Tom walking up. At the point the kids just started running towards him yelling "Daddy, Daddy!"
Tom had a rose for me, Emma, Mattie and Hazel, and candy for Sam. Everyone had tears in their eyes, even the kids.