A high school graduation ceremony in Bakersfield, California, ended in tears of joy on May 30 when a soldier deployed in South Korea returned home to surprise his sister. The audience at Stockdale High School graduation erupted into applause when the brother of a senior student surprised her with flowers. According to local media, Su Lee, a 2014 Stockdale grad, returned to see his little sister, Su Bin Lee. A clip of the reunion shared to Twitter by the Kern High School District had earned over 2,600 views at the time of writing.
Soldier returns from South Korea to surprise sister at high school graduation
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For more than a year, 7-year-old Jean-Paul had been sending up prayers and finally they were answered. His dad Navy MA1 Jose Nunez was home from deployment, and surprised Jean-Paul and his older brother Andrew at school.
6-year-old Brooke proudly explained her dad’s job as a military veteran as she stood in front of her elementary school peers.