Soldier Pops Out Of Gift-Wrapped Box To Surprise Family For Christmas (VIDEO)
Patrick Conwell, a soldier deployed in Afghanistan, secretly returned home for Christmas and surprised his family by popping out of large gift-wrapped box. In the heartwarming video posted to YouTube on Tuesday, Conwell explained that his parents and sister were under the impression that they were getting together to learn the sex of his brother’s new baby.
“I just got back from Afghanistan, and my mom doesn’t know yet,” he said in the clip. “So I am at [my brother] Matthew’s house, and they are having another kid… so they are doing a reveal party or whatever.” Conwell noted that his family was expecting to see a pink or blue balloon when the box was opened, but he was going to emerge with a green one that matched his army fatigues. “Surprise! It’s me instead,” Conwell said.
Conwell’s mother was already giddy with excitement when she arrived at her son Matthew’ house. “I don’t want to say what I think it is going to be,” she said before each family member took turns guessing the sex of the unborn child. Before the box was opened she said, “Whatever it is, we are going to be thrilled.”
When a green balloon floated out of the gift box, Conwell’s mother looked at the camera with confusion. Just when she was about to ask what was going on, Conwell jumped out, shocking his family. Check out the video below to see his mother’s priceless reaction, and tell us what you think of Conwell’s Christmas surprise.