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Troops return home: A snap shot of the emotional reunions

Couple reunited after months apart Credit: ITV Border
Hugs all round Credit: ITV Border
It was an emotional time for families Credit: ITV Border]
For some children, Christmas has come early Credit: ITV Border
The smile says it all Credit: ITV Border
Family reunited Credit: ITV Border
Festive cheer for reunited families Credit: ITV Border
Together again at Christmas Credit: ITV Border