The father of a Copley Middle School student just came home from Afghanistan and surprises his daughter at school.
Saturday, March 31, 2012
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
HM2 Petty Officer Kyle Murphy, a member of the U.S. Navy, hadn't seen his daughter, Kylie, for eight months.
Kylie Murphy, a seventh grade student at Copley Middle School, walked into the gym Tuesday expecting to judge some acts for the upcoming school talent show. Little did she know, one of those acts was her father, recently home from serving in Afghanistan. HM2 Petty Officer Kyle Murphy, a medic for the U.S. Navy, deployed on July 4, 2011 for Afghanistan and hadn't seen his daughter since. She wanted to be there when he got off the plane, but he had a better idea in mind. Principal Bill Kerrigan received an email from Kylie's mother Stacy asking whether Kyle could surprise Kylie at school, and the ball started rolling. Kerrigan staged fake talent show auditions in the gym and asked the choir students, of which Kylie is a member, to be the …