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Deployed mother surprises son at ‘Iolani graduation

  • Courtesy 'Iolani School

  • COURTESY DIEBOLD FAMILY

    Col. C.J. Diebold, left, Col. Karen Burmeister and David Diebold were together at David’s graduation from ‘Iolani School.

When David Diebold learned his mother was being deployed to Afghanistan and would not be back until after his high school graduation, he did what any mature child of military parents does. He swallowed hard and accepted it. Read more

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