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HEARTY HUG
A new soldier hugs her mother at the conclusion of the basic training ceremony for "Family Day" at Fort Jackson, S.C., July 30, 2009. Family Day is when soldiers are able to meet with their families for the first time since starting basic training.
U.S. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen

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