Soldier pays surprise visit to SK penpals
June 12, 2008 · Updated 9:44 AM
Sitting in front of a classroom full of fifth-graders, he looked worn out and tired from a long flight. But the students bounced up from their seats with questions and admiration for Cpl. Adam Poppenhouse, a man the students have built up to near-mythological proportions.
Students got the opportunity to ask questions of the soldier, and confirm a few rumors that had spread.
Poppenhouse, 21, corrected the rumors that he played for the Boston Red Sox