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Soldier pays surprise visit to SK penpals
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