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National Guard sergeant says a stranger drove him to his son’s birth

  • Sgt. Seth Craven, 26, had flown to Philadelphia from Afghanistan on Monday morning in preparation for his wife’s scheduled cesarean section on Friday in Charleston, West Virginia.
  • Connecting flights to West Virginia were canceled two days in a row, and no car rentals were available, which left Craven stranded eight hours away from his pregnant wife, Julie.
  • Just when he thought he was out of luck, Craven was approached by Charlene Vickers, who offered him a seat in her car down to Charleston.
  • Craven and Vickers didn’t know each other previously.
  • Their car arrived just…

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