U.S. Airman Surprises Daughter at Graduation

Taylor Crafton's father, Chris, takes the place of a cardboard cutout the family prepared for the special day.
1:28 | 05/27/14

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But the -- of the very special play of the day coming from Grand Forks central high school in North Dakota. It's one of our favorite would love these videos and it was their graduation and for Taylor craft and it was going to be as bittersweet moment happening graduating. But also missing her dad who is in the air force and often deployed overseas for months son and they even had a cardboard cut out of dad -- itself. But take a look at the moment Taylor realizes she would not be celebrating without a cut up. It is. It. I'm I am now proud Taylor's dad that's Chris craft and he read about surprising parent. Entire family didn't know either which is huge. Since I was three years old her dad has been a way -- this for a total of 1782. Days on nine different deployments. This one assists last -- that's coming home you talk about how. Much -- -- birthdays and Christmas -- special events. In serving his country in the midst and to be able to be there for this. It's fantastic and he is now retiring so no more deployments -- They get ten make up for lost time and Alaska baby girl and I graduate what a special moment to make it -- yes he makes up for a -- -- really over the at any moment.

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