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Utah soldier returns home after 3 years in Afghanistan

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Posted at 10:41 PM, Sep 27, 2012
and last updated 2012-09-28 00:46:14-04

MAGNA, Utah -- After three years serving his country in Afghanistan, Matthew Blackburn returned home to a surprise neighborhood homecoming party outside his home on Ensign Park Drive.

With over 100 people in attendance and American flags flying, 21-year-old Blackburn arrived to applause and people offering their gratitude.