Marine returns from Afghanistan
Buoyant, enthusiastic crowd welcomes Josh Lappin home
By SHERIDAN KOWTA,
Published: Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at 3:00 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at 10:23 p.m.
As the sun began to beat down on the streets of Petaluma on Friday, supporters gathered on the corner of St. Francis Drive and Lindberg Lane under the shade of their American flags, awaiting the arrival of a young Marine.