7-year-old left speechless at military members making birthday wish come true

The Gross family is no stranger to doing what they can to help the military and. But for her son Carson’s birthday, Teresa reached out for a little help to make this day special.

7-year-old Carson has always wanted to be in the military and the only thing he wanted for his birthday was celebrate his day with real heroes. When members of the Whitewater Valley Marine Corps League heard about Carson’s party they proudly came bearing gifts.

“He was really, really excited, to a point where he couldn’t even speak,” Teresa said. “It was really (moving) to see him so surprised.”