Army soldier returns home from Iraq early, surprises family

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FORT MEADE, MD (WITI) -- A Maryland soldier and father of six children made the 4th of July weekend extra special for his family.

Army Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Harless arrived two months early from his deployment in Iraq. His kids thought they were dreaming when they saw him.

FOX Photojournalist Jed Gamber captured the entire reunion on camera.