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Daddy's nearly home

Published February 05. 2013 4:00AM   Updated February 06. 2013 12:03AM
Sean D. Elliot/The Day
Lindsay Wakefield and her son Owen, 6 months, watch from the Groton boat launch Monday as the USS Virginia (SSN 774), carrying husband and father Seaman John Wakefield, passes under the Gold Star Memorial Bridge en route back to the U.S. Navy Submarine Base in Groton following a one-month local operations deployment.

Lindsay Wakefield and her son Owen, 6 months, watch from the Groton boat launch Monday as the USS Virginia (SSN 774), carrying husband and father Seaman John Wakefield, passes under the Gold Star Memorial Bridge en route back to the U.S. Navy Submarine Base in Groton following a one-month local operations deployment.

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