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Marine surprises Bothell family with early homecoming just in time for Christmas

Denis enlisted in January 2019 and has been away for many family milestones, but luckily made it home this year just in time for the holidays.

BOTHELL, Wash. — A local marine surprised his family this week by coming home early and just in time for the holidays. 

That marine's mom, Lena, got the shock of a lifetime when her son showed up at her home in Bothell. She had no idea it was going to happen.

Denis enlisted in January of 2019 and has been away for many family milestones, including his 20th birthday. 

But this year he made it home in time for Christmas! 

His sister Annie captured the reunion on video and shared it with KING 5. Thanks, Annie! And welcome home, Denis!