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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