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Lubbock Soldier Returns Home

A year long wait is over for a Lubbock family. Sgt. Jeffrey Meeks has been serving in Iraq for over a year now.

Sgt. Meeks arrived at the Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport Friday night and his family welcomed him home with signs and banners. Meeks. This is what he had to say upon his arrival. "I'm hungry. I want to take a shower, and hang out with everyone, but I haven't slept in two days," he said.

Meeks' wife Valerie said she is glad he's home, but it also reminds her of those who can't come home. "It's just kind of a double edge sword because there are still a lot of people out there and some that aren't coming home. I'm glad he's one that did come home," she said.

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