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Decorated Soldier Reunited With Family During Rose Parade[worldnow id=8121197 width=420 height=315 type=video] PASADENA (CBSLA.com) — A decorated soldier originally from Michigan was reunited with his family Tuesday in a heartwarming moment captured by cameras and witnessed by millions during the 124th Tournament of Roses Parade. Army Sgt. First Class Eric Pazz was riding on the “Canines of Courage” float sponsored by Natural Balance Pet Foods Tuesday when he was reunited with his wife Miriam and four-year-old son, Eric Jr. Both were watching the parade from the grandstands after winning seats. They were under the impression that 32-year-old Pazz, who was deployed, was still in Afghanistan. Video of the parade shows the heartwarming scene as Eric Jr. runs toward his father and the announcer says, “he sees Daddy. he had no idea.” After the reunion, his family joined him on the float for the remainder of the parade.
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis and pitcher Josh Beckett will host the ninth annual Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation Bowling Extravaganza.
The event, taking place on July 29 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at Lucky Strike Lanes LA LIVE, will also feature manager Don Mattingly, Steve Yeager, pitchers Chris Capuano, Stephen Fife, J.P. Howell, Paco Rodriquez, infielders Mark Ellis, and Adrian Gonzalez, catcher Tim Federowicz, and outfielder Scott Van Slyke.
Additional Dodgers will reportedly be confirmed in the coming weeks, along with other celebrities.
Sponsorship and bowling tickets are now on sale at www.dodgers.com/bowling or by calling (323) 224-1413.
The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation is the official team charity, focusing to support key cornerstone programs in sports and recreation, education and literacy, and health and wellness to the benefit of children and families throughout the greater Los Angeles region.