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POY, Runner UpAndrew Craft, Fayetteville Observer Ashley Young hugs her boyfriend, Sgt. Cameron Turk, of the 82nd Airborne Division, Thursday, December 22, 2011, after him and his fellow soldiers returned home to Fort Bragg from a deployment in Iraq. The soldiers were the final Fort Bragg soldiers to come home from Iraq.

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Andrew Craft, Fayetteville Observer  

Ashley Young hugs her boyfriend, Sgt. Cameron Turk, of the 82nd Airborne Division, Thursday, December 22, 2011, after him and his fellow soldiers returned home to Fort Bragg from a deployment in Iraq. The soldiers were the final Fort Bragg soldiers to come home from Iraq.