my friend's husband was deployed to Iraq

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"Early 2000s, my friend's husband was deployed to Iraq. Together, they had a 10-year-old son and a happy marriage. One day, while he was deployed, I am at home when another one of our friends calls and screams 'Holy sh*t, turn on the news right now!' I turn it on to watch a human interest story about a fundraiser at a high school 30 miles away.
There on our local news is my friend's husband, telling another woman and two kids how he loves them and can't wait to get back home to them. The news eats it up, about what a great guy he is. That night, our group of friends convened and decided how we would tell her. I was nominated, so the next day I had to sit her down and tell her what we saw. She called the news station, and they were happy to let her come in and watch the story. They were also incredibly apologetic.


Story has a somewhat crappy ending, I'm afraid. She called him out, they started divorce proceedings, and he went on to legally marry the mother of his other kids, and mostly ignored his son from the first marriage."
 
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