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Soldier reunited with son in Southington

Sgt. TJ Musshorn was reunited with his son Wednesday. (WFSB Photo) Sgt. TJ Musshorn was reunited with his son Wednesday. (WFSB Photo)
(WFSB Photo) (WFSB Photo)
SOUTHINGTON, CT (WFSB) -

A community in Southington welcomed home a soldier Wednesday who surprised his son after being deployed for nearly a year.

Sgt. TJ Musshorn served in the Military police of the U.S. Army and had been in Afghanistan since April of 2013.

Southington Community YMCA officials said they told Musshorn's 5-year-old son Jackson that he was headed to the gym to play a little basketball.

However, it wasn't a last-second game-winning shot that brought fans to their feet.

It was the surprise hug Jackson Musshorn received from his father.

The YMCA honored Musshorn during a ceremony Wednesday morning.

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