Homecoming: Soldier surprises brother at school

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ERIE, Pa. — A soldier reunited with her sibling in a way that neither of them will forget, and the family let us in on the secret.

It felt like an normal day at Northwestern Elementary in Albion, but one student was in for a big surprise.

After being away for nearly six months for training, U.S. Army Private Brooklyn Wisniewski surprised her brother, Joseph Schaukowitsch, in class.

As wisniewski entered the room, the fourth-grader ran into his sister’s embrace.

Joseph was not expecting to see her for another week.

Joseph said he wants to follow in his sisters footsteps and serve his country.

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