Red Cross Elementary student gets surprised when soldier Dad shows up at school

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by WHAS11

WHAS11.com

Posted on December 18, 2012 at 8:23 PM

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.



 

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