Happy Father’s Day from NBC News
Husband and father, SPC Grant Powell and his 11 month old son, Jaxon. Grant deployed to Afghanistan when Jaxon was only 7 months old. Grant’s wife, Rose Powell told NBC News that her son Jaxon goes through a photo album of his father every day and listens to recorded voice messages to keep his memory of Grant going.
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