MILLERSVILLE, Md. - Christmas came early for a third grade student at Millersville Elementary.
Eben Pardue was eating lunch in the cafeteria on Wednesday when his dad, Thomas, a Master Sergeant in the United States Army, surprised him a few days early for Christmas.
His mom was also there for the surprise reunion.
Eben was expecting his father to come home on Monday after spending a year in South Korea.
"I just hope everybody remembers everyone else who's not home right now, who's still overseas, whether its Korea or anywhere else, because I know they wish they could be with their families too," says Master Sergeant Pardue.
The two said they were excited to play video games and spend a ton of quality time together.