Minnesota soldier comes back home to surprise daughter

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  1. syscom3

    syscom3 Pacific Historian

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    That's great I loved how she shouted "Oh my god, oh my god,daddy what are you doing here!"

    Great to hear
     
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    Brilliant! Anyone got a handkerchief.......
     
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    Ya know that does bring a tear to one's eye.

    I remember being a 10 year old and seeing my brother for the first time in 2 years upon his retun from Vietnam. Although joyous I witnessed for the first time the 1,000 Yard Stare.
     
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    Certainly brought a tear to my eye.

    Reminded me of when I came home from Iraq (except that my wife new I was coming home, it was not a surprise). Happiest moment in my life.

    You will have never seen so many grown men with tears in their eyes...
     
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    Thanks for posting that, Sys. *wipes tear*
     
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    loved it
     
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    Amazing story. Nice to see happy things like that
     
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    Yep, wiping the tears away here too. Cool post.
     
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    That's a beautiful thing to see! Tears of happiness!

    TO
     
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    Thanks for sharing it sys...wish all the families involved could welcome their sons,brothers,fathers,husbands and uncles (i know there are women as well) so warmly...
     
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    Great story. Would have loved to see the look on her face. There was a similar story in Minneapolis a few months ago where a girls father had returned from Iraq without her knowledge. He suprised her by showing up at her school. Local News team was there and it was on all the local news staions. You should have seen the look on that young girls face. Total dis-beleif that it was actually him, then the tears flowed after a half a minute or so.
     
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