MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA- What did you ask for your sixth birthday? Maybe some toys? An action figure or a Barbie doll?
One Minnesota kindergartener got the ultimate gift. Time with his dad, who he thought was away in Afghanistan.
Gary Kirby’s mission arriving home? Getting gift wrapped and not ruining the surprise for his son, Derek. His mother told the boy that the cameras were there to make a birthday video to send to his dad.
And the newly minted six year-old wasn’t the only one getting gifts that day. Kirby got a gift of his own: a baby boy, born while he was away.
As troops come home from Afghanistan, hopefully we’ll see even more heartwarming moments like this.