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Sons get the military homecoming they prayed for


Share This Story!Let friends in your social network know what you are reading aboutSons get the military homecoming they prayed forThese two boys prayed for their daddy to come home from deployment. “God listened!”Post to FacebookSent!A link has been sent to your friend’s email address.Posted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Kamron Taylor, USA TODAY
Published 8:18 a.m. ET Oct. 17, 2018 | Updated 10:17 a.m. ET May 16, 2019CLOSE
These two boys prayed for their Papa to come home from deployment. “God listened!”
Militarykind, USA TODAYThese two boys prayed for their Papa to come home from deployment. “God listened!”(Photo: USA TODAY)After receiving long-awaited approval to come home from overseas, Navy E-6 MA1 Jose Nunez planned a special homecoming surprise for his boys at their school. It had been more than a year since their father had been home.When the big day arrived, cameras captured the moment that Nunez surprised his sons. Nunez’s 7-year-old, Jean-Paul, was in a hallway with classmates.Jean-Paul had been praying for this day.”Papi, do you remember everything we’ve been praying for lately?” his mother, Ximena Nunez asked. “Daddy,” Jean-Paul replied cheerfully. “For Daddy to come home? Well, guess what?” Ximena said. “God listened.” RELATED: Military mom pulls off magical homecomingBefore finishing her sentence, the military father came from behind a corner, down his son’s classroom hallway to give Jean-Paul a hug for the first time in over a year. Watch the priceless moment in the video above. But that wasn’t Nunez’s only surprise. In a different room was Andre, Nunez’s 9-year-old son who had suffered from severe separation anxiety after his father left. After Nunez walked up to each of his boys, both Andre and Jean-Paul stared at him in disbelief. For more moments like this one, visit Militarykind. Read or Share this story: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/militarykind/2018/10/17/sons-get-military-homecoming-they-prayed/1659165002/

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