Fla. soldier, his hometown star in Super Bowl ad

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The best part of the parade for Nadd was at the end. Not only was he greeted by a bleacher filled with his friends and family from different parts of his life, but his mother was there, jumping up and down in excitement and waving an American flag.

Although the parade was staged for an ad, the emotions were genuine, said Clarissa Howard, Winter Park’s director of communications.

“The smiles were real,” she said.

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