Chris Harris was killed while deployed in Afghanistan, but his wife has good news for his military family

Britt Harris lost her husband but gained a whole new family with her surprise pregnancy reveal.
1:29 | 10/12/17

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Transcript for Chris Harris was killed while deployed in Afghanistan, but his wife has good news for his military family
Finally tonight here, America strong. The young couple with so much plans, so much ahead, and the band of brothers who have answered the call. Chris and britt Harris from southern pines, North Carolina, were married almost one year ago this week. Chris, a 25-year-old U.S. Army specialist and member of the 82nd airborne division, deployed to Afghanistan. He learned while he was there that his new wife was pregnant. She surprised him with this onsie she made while they were facetiming. It was one week later, Chris lost his life to an ied. And while britt grieved, she also remembered the soldiers overseas, the ones Chris called his brothers. So, when she learned whether it was a boy or a girl, she asked his brothers if they would tell the world. Yo, so, my boy Harris, you know we're going to do it for him. Reporter: Proudly making the announcement he would have made himself. We're going to find out. On my count. You ready? Three, two, one -- Reporter: It's a girl. And britt tells us today, she wanted those brothers to be part of this, because they were a big part of Chris' life. She plans to name her daughter Christian after her dad, Chris, and Chris's brothers overseas telling the world, we are happy to welcome the new member of our company. And we wish britt well and that new baby, and those brothers. Thanks for watching. I hope to see you right back here tomorrow. Good night.

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