The diary of how Kieran, 6, held his family together until that special homecoming

Little boy who held the fort while Daddy went to war: The diary of how Kieran, 6, held his family together until that special homecoming Thousands of soldiers are returning from active service in Afghanistan | UPDATED: 22:50 GMT, 6 December 2012 As the countdown to Christmas begins, thousands of brave soldiers are returning from active service in Afghanistan to enjoy tender reunions with their loved ones.