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When This Daughter Sees Her Soldier Dad Walk Into her Classroom Holding Flowers Your Heart Will Melt

Written by Vanessa Hojda
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Reunion stories never get old, especially the kind involving soldiers and their children. It doesn’t matter where you’re from, or what your politics are, seeing a family come together after a long time of being separated makes us all feel something powerful.

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High school senior Solymar Solis was having just another regular economics class when a special visitor arrived. Her dad, Sergeant Carlos Solis Melendez, returned early from serving in Kuwait. Solymar was sure he wouldn’t get to see her graduate during the spring, and expected had him to return in late September.

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In the video, Solymar is seen leaving the classroom for a while before her dad is seated at the front row of the class. She comes back to find him there, holding flowers and smiling at her. Solymar looks overwhelmed and huddles to the corner, overcome with emotion.

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In an interview with ABC, Solymar said she thought the whole thing was a dream and that she couldn’t believe her dad was there. Sergeant Melendez was surprised and delighted by his daughter’s reaction, and did his best to calm her down with a hug.

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In the video, Solymar is seen leaving the classroom for a while before her dad is seated at the front row of the class. She comes back to find him there, holding flowers and smiling at her. Solymar looks overwhelmed and huddles to the corner, overcome with emotion.

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In an interview with ABC, Solymar said she thought the whole thing was a dream and that she couldn’t believe her dad was there. Sergeant Melendez was surprised and delighted by his daughter’s reaction, and did his best to calm her down with a hug.

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