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KTVU.com

SUISUN CITY, Calif. —

After more than two decades serving his country in the U.S. Marine Corps, a North Bay man stationed in Japan just wanted to get home. But what he saw on Tuesday when he arrived at the fixer-upper he purchased in January brought him to tears.

KTVU crews took a walk through of the Suisun City home, just minutes before the newly retired Marine arrived.

"He's a pretty emotional guy, so he's... I imagine there will be a lot of tears," said his friend and fellow former marine, Jeremy Epperson.

And indeed, the tears came quickly when Jack Bernardo arrived, because he didn't recognize his home.