A soldier comes home to his family. On Memorial Day. At a baseball game. Is there anything more American than that?
Master Sgt. Dave Sims from Warner Robins, Georgia, came home from Afghanistan yesterday, and cooked up a surprise for his family in front of a stadium full of people at Turner Field in Atlanta.
During the 5th inning, the Sims family was invited out on the field to watch a message from Sims on the BravesVision screen. They believed he was still in Afghanistan, so they were shocked and thrilled when he walked out for a hug-fest with his wife and four children … right in front of the Braves dugout in front of 40,000 cheering fans!
Sims’ wife Robin says she suspected something because she watches a lot of TV shows that feature reunions.
Now that he's home, the first thing Sims wants to do is eat -- preferably a "greasy burger."
Sims told his kids if they were good while he was gone, he would take them each on a special trip of their choosing, so Legoland in Atlanta may be in their near future.
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