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Photo by Brian Hansel Seven-year-old Preston Butler has his brother, Mitchell Kahlstorf, at home with him again in Deer Creek. Mitchell asked Preston to look after his wife, Brianna, while he was serving in Afghanistan with a National Guard unit.

Surprise, brother!

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Preston Butler might have lost his girl but he has his brother back safe and sound.

The seven-year-old baseball player was due for a big surprise Thursday morning when he went to bat during his little league game against, of all people, his brother -- Army Specialist Mitchell Kahlstorf.


The plan was to have Preston lead off at bat for his team. While others distracted Preston's attention, Mitchell would stride onto the field and toss the first pitch.

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