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A Homecoming

December 12, 2013 | 4:52

Donna Bachler's film is the story of a young veteran who excitedly awaits the return of his best friend, the warrior and hero he served with.

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  • A Homecoming
    Watch Donna Bachler's film here.
    Donna Bachler's film is the story of a young veteran who excitedly awaits the return of his best friend, the warrior and hero he served with.
    Episode 6  | 
    4:52
  • The Dance
    Watch Ryan Curtis' film here.
    Ryan Curtis' film features a touching story about a young soldier who's determined to surprise the girl he loves with the dance they never had.
    Episode 5  | 
    6:40
  • Laughter Under Fire
    Watch Colin Wells' film here.
    Colin Wells' powerful documentary-short shows firsthand the power of laughter under extreme conditions.
    Episode 1  | 
    6:28
  • Yellow Ribbon
    Watch Donre Walker's film here.
    Donre Walker's heartwarming, emotional story celebrates the power of hope starring Tamala Jones (Castle).
    Episode 1  | 
    6:40
  • The Letter
    Watch Rebecca Murga's film here.
    Rebecca Murga's film tells the heartwarming story of a little girl who writes a letter to Santa asking him to bring her mother home for Christmas.
    Episode 1  | 
    4:09
  • ABC's 'Home for the Holidays'
    ABC's annual 'Home for the Holidays' campaign celebrates two talented U.S. veterans.
    ABC's annual 'Home for the Holidays' campaign celebrates U.S. veterans with aspirations to work in entertainment. Captain Rebecca Murga and Staff Sergeant Ryan Curtis are featured.
    Episode 69  | 
    5:07

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  • Donna served in the U.S. Army (1999-2011). Currently, she is a freelance writer and is inspired by every person who raises their right hand in defense of freedom. Watch Donna's film now! Read More »

  • Ryan served as an U.S. Army Engineer for eight years (2001-2009). Ryan’s goal is to direct and produce television and feature films. He is driven by structural and visual aspects of storytelling. Watch Ryan's film now! Read More »

  • Colin served in the US Army from 2008-2012 as an Infantryman and was deployed with Operation Enduring Freedom.Originally from Hollywood, California, he is a writer and aspiring filmmaker. Watch Colin's film now! Read More »

  • Donre served in the US Army from 2001-2012. He currently resides in Compton, California and is a Military Liaison for Columbia College Hollywood helping veterans pursue their dreams of working the film and entertainment industry. Watch Donre's film now! Read More »

  • Rebecca served in the U.S. Army (2004-2013) as a Public Affairs officer and currently resides in Los Angeles. She is an independent filmmaker and just finished directing her first documentary film. Watch Rebecca's film now! Read More »

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  • American Corporate Partners
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  • About Home for the Holidays
    As part of ABC’s annual “Home for the Holidays” campaign, ABC will honor our military veterans with several new elements. Click here for more.
  • Learn More About Heroes Work Here
    We encourage you to explore the Heroes Work Here website and discover where you can begin the next chapter of your personal career story.
  • Watch Home for the Holidays on GMA
    Miss the debut of "Home for the Holidays" on this morning's Good Morning America? Watch it here!