365 days a year, Donna Cranston leaves for the Dallas/Ft. Worth Airport to greet troops returning home. Cranston is the coordinator of "Welcome Home a Hero," a job she approaches with tireless energy as she and her crew of hundreds of civilian and veteran volunteers greet troops with cheers and hugs. But her noble role doesn't stop there. After greeting these Soldiers, Cranston is known to help them find their Families, make connecting flights or offer a meal or her phone to call a loved one, earning her the treasured nickname, "Mother of all Soldiers."

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