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Addy was just in kindergarten when she started writing letters and raising money to send care packages to our armed forces overseas.

9NEWS followed Addy for a year as she sent gifts to her special solder, Sean, and hoped he would make it home safely from Afghanistan.

Addy met her pen pal in person for the first time two years ago when he was home on leave.

This week, the now second grader was surprised again when Sean stopped by her classroom.

She says she didn't scream when she saw Sean because "I'm in second grade not first grade anymore."

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