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Marine surprises father at holiday concert

Soldier Surprises Father On Stage At Holiday Concert
A special Christmas concert at the Copernicus Center in Chicago also included a surprise homecoming for the family of a Marine.

Cpl. Zack Mucha hadn't been home for over two years, so he wanted to make his return something that nobody would ever forget. During the concert, Zack`s father was called up to the stage the hold the America flag. He had no idea that he was about to become the center of attention. As 'I'll Be Home for Christmas' played, Zack walked out on stage to greet his unsuspecting dad.

As the song ended and the crowd cheered, the men embraced. 'It's the best gift you could give,' Zack's dad said when he finally composed himself.

Zack's surprise appearance was arranged by the musical host of the show and a local senior home in Round Lake where Zack is from.

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nguyenh4 Friday at 1:02 PM

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nguyenh4 15 hours ago

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nguyenh4 March 10 2014 at 4:07 PM

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jayc27 December 17 2013 at 6:18 PM

So beautiful...

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cbirdlegs December 17 2013 at 12:51 PM

WOW MADE ME CRY TOO

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Jim December 17 2013 at 1:30 AM

I wonder why the kid and the guy in the front row weren't standing or even clapping for them.

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Kelly December 17 2013 at 1:09 AM

What a fantastic Christmas gift!
My Mothers Day gift this year was my son walking off the plane from his first deployment, and my husband was a few very long weeks behind him! During one of his past deployments we were thrilled to greet him at the plane on Christmas morning,
so I can relate to how this father is feeling!
I wish them the best Christmas ever, I thank this young man for his selfless service, and thank the family as well for the sacrifice they make every day as well...
What a generous gift these seniors gave to this family! Afterall, families serve too!

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bradbehrent9 December 17 2013 at 1:04 AM

ABSOLUTLY AWESOME!!!!!!

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lov2elkhnt December 17 2013 at 12:51 AM

What is surprising? A grown man brought to tear knowing what a meat grinder the world is to the son he gave freedom to serve a our most greatful USA? Thankyou Father Almighty to returm this man's son to him both alive and intact! This I am most greatful for and tear up seeing it. Thankyou Father and many many more happy returns just like this!!!! I love you USA for the rest of my life.

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Stan December 17 2013 at 12:48 AM

wish we could see more of these every day i would never get tired of seeing them bring them ALL home.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Marilyn December 17 2013 at 12:48 AM

What a wonderful homecoming for this family. Thank you for your service to our country, welcome home, welcome home, and have a wonderful Christmas and the happiest of new years!

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