Transcript for Instant Index: New Jersey Mom Gets a Big Surprise From Soldier Son
Our "instant index" on christmas eve, the most unlucky hockey player in the world and the freak play. It was intense overtime when the hockey puck vanishes, hit in the air. It lands in the back of the goalie's pants. He does not know it, the players confused. Then he goes back to hunker down, not realizing he just scored for the other team because the puck was in his nt pas. A lot of people saying that was a bad call. The grinch who did a number on a family in florida. Burglars broke in, grabbed the presents, even the little dog but police there saving christmas. They've replaced all of the gifts. They are still searching for the dog. We'll keep you posted. A christmas surprise one mom wasn't counting on. Here she is in new jersey with other nurses as they present her with a christmas card from her son serving up in afghanistan. She tears up, no idea the santa behind her is her son. This is why it's fun to anchor on christmas eve. Her son right behind her the whole time said he dreamed of hugging his mom. When we come back here on christmas eve, we peer into this is macy's windows in downtown
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