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Army sister surprises brother at Jefferson Forest football game

PFC Ashley Rivers (right) hugs her brother, Jefferson Forest football player Charles River, on the field before the Cavaliers game against Blacksburg Friday night. (Photo: Devan Mello/WSET)

BLACKSBURG, Va. (WSET) - It's a night Jefferson Forest senior Charles Rivers won't soon forget.

Just after the coin toss at the Cavaliers and Blacksburg Bruins football game on Friday, Rivers was surprised by a special visitor on the field.

His sister, Ashley Rivers. Or as she is known to her fellow soldiers, Private First Class Ashley Rivers.

Ashley had been in training, and unable to see her brother play. That is, until PFC Rivers surprised her brother on the field. It may not have changed the outcome, but the reunion made memories the Rivers family will cherish for a long time.

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