Here’s your daily dose of sweetness:
On a day in which it’s clear that ballpark-proposals need to be retired, we cop to wanting even more of these: homecoming surprises for the children of soldiers.
It happened last Wednesday evening at a Carolina Mudcats game. They’re the Class A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers.
Air Force Sgt. Lance Daigle returned from deployment in Kuwait. His children, Cameron, 11, and Karley, 13, were to throw out the first pitch, believing they’d won an online raffle.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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