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Gainesville church welcomes home Afghan vet
Daniel Bowers is welcomed back from Afghanistan on Sunday by Debbie Edwards, left, Sabra Edwards and his son Grant at First Church of the Nazarene in Gainesville. - photo by JOSHUA L. JONES
Nicole Bowers was a little concerned her 21-month-old son might be a little shy around his father, who was fresh off a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan. That hasn’t been nearly the case. “I’ve kind of turned into chopped liver now,” Bowers said with a laugh.