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U.S. Marine James Tompkins, 19, of Prospect, surprised his Lauren, 17, by visiting her Sept. 26 at Woodland Regional High School in Beacon Falls. James Tompkins recently completed military occupancy school and will be deployed to Afghanistan in December. –ELIO GUGLIOTTI

Sibling surprise

BEACON FALLS — The last time Lauren Tompkins saw her brother James, a low altitude air defense gunner in the U.S. Marine Corps, was in March. She wasn’t expecting to…