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Baby boy sees dad for first time after Air Force homecoming

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Posted at 3:25 PM, Mar 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-15 17:34:59-04

NEW YORK – A 9-month-old boy got to see his dad for the very first time thanks to a new pair of glasses.

Baby Reagan Caldwell was born perfectly healthy.

Then, when he was  three weeks old, he got Group B Strep, which led to bacterial meningitis, sepsis and eventually brain damage.

All of that impaired his vision.

His dad, Brandon, is in the Air Force.

He was away for a two-month deployment in Antarctica when Reagan got the glasses.

Wife and mother, Amanda, posted the emotional moment father and son were reunited to Facebook.

See the full story from WABC here.