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Army First Lt. and Purple Heart Recpient Phillip Lee, of Frankfort Square, embraces his mother, Angie, as he is welcomed home from Afghanistan Aug. 1.
Army First Lt. Phillip Lee, of Frankfort Square, embraces his mother, Angie, as he is welcomed home from Afghanistan Aug. 1. Photos by Geoff Stellfox/22nd Century Media
Kyla Moss (left) and Kailey Weber line Wintergreen Drive to welcome First Lt. Phillip Lee. Lee is a graduate of Summit Hill School District 161 and Lincoln-Way High School.
Army First Lt. Phillip Lee (right) embraces his lifelong neighbor Cub Scout leader, Karen Jerding.
Army First Lt. Phillip Lee salutes the flag. Lee will spend three weeks at home before returning to Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
Army First Lt. Phillip Lee, of Frankfort Square, hugs his mother, Angie, as he is welcomed home from Afghanistan by family, friends and neighbors Aug. 1. Geoff Stellfox/22nd Century Media
Megann Horstead, Freelance Reporter
10:22 am CDT August 8, 2017
It was a hero’s welcome full of surprise for one Frankfort man Aug. 1 as he returned home from Afghanistan. Residents lined the streets waving flags, as friends and family embraced him upon his return.