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Boehner emotional during visit to alma mater

Boehner tears up during a video presentation in his honor Boehner tears up during a video presentation in his honor
MONTGOMERY, OH (FOX19) -

House Speaker John Boehner got emotional Tuesday during a visit to his alma mater, Arch Bishop Moeller High School.

Boehner visited southwest Ohio on Monday and Tuesday, visiting with small business owners on Monday and speaking at a chamber of commerce breakfast in Dayton Tuesday morning. 

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He took time to visit Moeller on Tuesday, where he graduated in 1968.

Students greeted Boehner with a standing ovation and a video presentation that brought Boehner to tears.

He was also presented with a framed photo and a #54 framed football jersey.

"I tried to steal that jersey 43 years ago," Boehner joked.

Boehner also held a question and answer session with students, where he talked about his time at Moeller.

"If I have one regret it's that I would have studied more," he said.

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