Sailor Surprise: Dad Returns!


A first-grader in Minneapolis, Minnesota got the surprise of her young life when her father, who had been deployed in Afghanistan, returned home and surprised her at school.

 40-year-old Lieutenant Robert Kearley, who serves as a public affairs officer in the U.S. Navy Reserves, surprised his seven-year-old daughter, Ava Kearley, while she was singing at Lake Harriet Lower Elementary School Thursday.

 The two hadn’t seen each other since last November when he dropped her off at her school before his deployment.

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