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Army dad surprises son at elementary school

By WCTI Staff
Published On: Dec 21 2012 12:11:15 AM CST
Updated On: Dec 21 2012 10:10:27 AM CST
NEW BERN -

A local elementary school student got a gift he didn't expect this holiday season- a surprise reunion with his dad, who he hadn't seen in a year.

Former New Bern football star Tiquan Collins, who serves in the U.S. Army, had been stationed in Korea for the past year. But on Thursday, he surprised his young son at Creekside Elementary School in New Bern. Check out the above video for the emotional reunion.