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Jacob Powers was surprised with a face-to-face meeting with Tony Bennett on an episode of Katie Couric's show. Powers, who will leave for basic training on January 8, also had front-row seats at Bennett's concert on November 19. (Photo by Lou Rocco/Disney-ABC)

A tweet to a crooner pays off

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When Carole Henderson's son decided to become a Green Beret, she did what any devoted mother would do.

She started to tweet.

How else could she make sure she fulfilled one of his dreams - to see crooner Tony Bennett in concert?

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Jacob Powers, 21, of Alexandria decided when he was in kindergarten that he wanted to be a soldier when he grew up.

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