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Drew Lauer of Alexandria, Va. plays with his 2 1/2-year-old daughter Lauren at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 after arriving home from a six-month deployment in Qatar. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)
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Drew Lauer of Alexandria, Va. plays with his 2 1/2-year-old daughter Lauren at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 after arriving home from a six-month deployment in Qatar. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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