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Soldier shops for fireworks to celebrate 4th

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Richard Conklin went shopping for fireworks with his family on Wednesday. Richard Conklin went shopping for fireworks with his family on Wednesday.
Richard Conklin Richard Conklin
Conklin returned home on Sunday from an overseas deployment. Conklin returned home on Sunday from an overseas deployment.

JEFFERSONVILLE, IN (WAVE) - A man with a deep appreciation for the Fourth of July holiday went shopping for fireworks.

National Guardsman Staff Sergeant Richard Conklin returned home on Sunday from an overseas deployment.

Wednesday he brought his family to Powder Keg Fireworks and said he couldn't wait to celebrate the holiday with his relatives in Radcliff, but he still has his mind on his friends serving abroad.

Conklin got married five days before his deployment and said now that he is home he is looking forward to enjoying his marriage.

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