Sometimes you just need a feel good story to start your day with, and I'm pretty sure this one fits the part.

Dakota Community School District alum and First Lieutenant Evan Russell is preparing to deploy to Afghanistan in the coming weeks, but on Wednesday he made a stop to visit the kids at Dakota Elementary School.

What awaited him when he got there will definitely bring a smile to your face and give you a serious case of the goosebumps. (It sure did for me).

First off, I think it's awesome that Dakota Elementary is taking the time to teach their students how important the jobs and sacrifices of our service men and women is; they truly are real life superheroes!

Secondly, to Lt. Russell I would like to say, thank you for your service. We all look forward to hearing news of your safe return.

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