Like with most holidays and birthdays this year, when Veterans Day came, Navy reservist Leonard Viggiani’s two sons figured they’d talk to their dad on Skype.
But when they arrived at a school ceremony honoring soldiers on Thursday, they found their dad, who’s spent the last eight months in Africa, at the center of the room.
Viggiani surprised his children, Miles, 7, and Mikey, 10, when he returned home to Connecticut and showed up at Colchester Elementary School, which his younger son attends.
“It was absolutely awesome, and a little overwhelming,” Viggiani told TODAY about his children’s reaction to seeing him…. [read more]