Derrik Sweeney returns home in Jefferson City

November 29, 2011 | 7:03 p.m. CST
Derrik Sweeney hugs his mother while expressing how much he loves her Tuesday afternoon at the kitchen in their home in Jefferson City. Sweeney studies Arabic and philosophy at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

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