Mom Hosts Thanksgiving Dinner for Marines Who Couldn't Make It Home

JACKSONVILLE, FL (FOX News)- They served their country, so one Florida mom served them.

Heidi Barfield and her family welcomed more than a dozen U.S. Marines who couldn't make it home for Thanksgiving to their dinner table.

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Justin Hanes, Barfield's son, said he wanted to make sure his fellow Marines at Naval Air Station Jacksonville had somewhere to spend the holiday.

"These young men and women have written a blank check to the United States of America for up to and including their life," an emotional Barfield said. "And if it came to that, could we peel and extra potato or a 40-pound turkey? You bet."

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