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A Welcome Home for Connor Jaeger

The Olympian swimmer was flanked by fans at a motorcade and after at the Fair Haven firehouse

"There he is! He's over theeeeere!," a thrilled pre-teen screamed as she saw round a corner to the Fair Haven firehouse to say hello to his supporters after a motorcade Friday night welcoming the 2012 Olympic swimmer back home.

Heeding the alert, a group of kids tore over in the direction where they saw their hometown hero come to a stop to greet his fans, sign autographs and pose for pictures.

"I never could have imagined this!" said as she smiled while watching throngs of kids crowd around her son.

Jaeger, a 21-year-old graduate of and incoming junior at the University of Michigan, in his category of the 1,500 meter freestyle swim.

Take a look at the photos above to see some moments of the motorcade and after captured.

donna August 18, 2012 at 01:19 PM
This is one of the reason's why we like living in our small town of Fair Haven! Awesome!
J, O August 18, 2012 at 03:55 PM
Goodness, I see Connor autographing a shirt of a child swimmer that is the age I remember Connor starting his swim career. Dreams do come true. You are a great role model Connor.
Elaine Van Develde (Editor) August 18, 2012 at 04:52 PM
Awww ... so cute, huh? Those kids were just in such awe of him. Adorable! ;)
Susan August 18, 2012 at 10:32 PM
Great story and pictures. Continued success Connor and an Olympic experience to remember.

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