GLASGOW, Ky. (WHAS11) -- A child got an early Christmas present, her dad visited from overseas.
Madeline Wilkinson was called on to volunteer to introduce a special guest during a school assembly at Red Cross Elementary School on Monday.
The guest was her father, David Wilkinson.
"When I saw him, I was surprised," said Madeline.
David received several injuries including, a broken arm, a dislocated elbow, severe burns and PTSD while overseas.
He's on his way to New Mexico to wait on a letter for medical discharge.