Returning Military Father Surprises Son on His Football Field

MSgt Joseph Martel returned home from Afghanistan a month earlier than expected. He and his wife immediately drove to Belgium to their son’s high school football field, where Joseph initiated a surprise reuinion, dressed as an opposing player.

This brought tears to my eyes…all four times I watched it.

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