NH1 Motors Block
Embed Code Copied

Jun 20, 2015 12:09 AM

Military dad surprises daughter at Bedford graduation practice

NH1.com

BEDFORD - A big surprise made a special event that much more memorable for one New Hampshire high school graduate.

Grace Munson said, "I had absolutely no idea. I don't know how I didn't catch on."

As Grace attended Bedford High's graduation practice last week she had no idea her father, New Hampshire Army National Guardsman George Munson, had secretly flown home from Kuwait. He was hiding behind the scenes waiting for his cue.

Grace said, "At the end of the song the assistant principal announced it to everyone, and I saw my dad walking down."

"The choir sings the song "Finding My Way Back Home.' He said speaking of finding your way back home, we have George Munson from Kuwait," said Grace's mother, Ginger Munson.

Ginger worked for weeks orchestrating the big surprise, and safely guarding the huge secret from everyone.

Ginger said, "I was getting excited to see it all unfold, but then I though I don't know if I can do this much longer, kind of, keep up the facade."

On his third tour, Chief Warrant Officer Munson left for Kuwait last October and wasn't scheduled to come back home until July.

Grace said, "At the beginning of the year I wasn't that upset about it because it's just high school graduation. he'll be here for college graduation."

She didn't have to wait for college. The very next day the entire family, father, mother, brothers, sister and grandparents, together watched Grace walk at graduation.

--  Need a new car or even a boat? Click here to check out the all-new NH1 Motors --

--

»Comments

Must Read on NH1.com

Car Quiz NH1 Motors
NH1 NH Community Calendar and Event

NH1 Motors Featured Dealers

Grappone Automotive Group

Goodhue and Hawkins

First City Cars & Trucks

 Tuesday, 1 p.m. - Live weather with Meteorologist Ryan Breton

Tuesday, 2 p.m. - Daily briefing with White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer and Secretary of Energy Rick Perry

 

 

 

NH1 on Facebook

NH1 on Twitter