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Family reunion -- Staff Sergeant Ryan Berve's Christmas surprise


20:33, December 14, 2011

Christy and Erin, family members of Staff Sergeant Ryan Berve from 4th Brigade, 1st Armored Division, U.S. Army, react during a homecoming ceremony in El Paso of Texas, the United States, Dec. 13, 2011. Ryan was among some 250 soldiers of 4th Brigade who returned from Iraq on Tuesday. It's the third deployment to Iraq for him, which lasted only four months, as all U.S. troops stationed in Iraq will be pulled out of the country by the end of this year. For Ryan's wife Christy and their daughters, the reuniting is a Christmas surprise after longtime waiting. (Xinhua/Zhang Jun)

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PD User at 2011-12-16113.239.227.*
Put the blame where it belongs. Saddam Hussein was a brutal dictator who caused this.He murdered anyone who opposed him including relatives. Was he your hero. The US intervened to prevent what would have become a nuclear war
PD User at 2011-12-1681.13.255.*
Initially, W. Bush he just wanted to kill Saddam Hussein!He destroyed everything but Saddam Hussein!
dave chiu at 2011-12-16184.66.11.*
Let us not forget the hundreds of thousands killed by U.S. forces in Iraq. May they rest in peace.

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