Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Marcus Harris meets baby daughter for first time after deployment

1:30 PM, Nov 14, 2013   |    comments
courtesy: U.S. Department of Defense
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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- It's one of those photos that makes you go "awww!"

Thursday afternoon, the U.S. Department of Defense released a photo of a father meeting his baby daughter for the first time.

According to the DOD, U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Marcus Harris met her during a homecoming celebration for the USS Barry in Norfolk, Va. on Friday. In the photo, a woman holds a sign reading "I've waited all my life to meet you Daddy."

Barry is a cryptologic technician, according to the DOD, and just completed a nine-month deployment.

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