He told his mom Susan not to expect him home until February. Meanwhile, Alex called his mom's work, Lake Tract Elementary School, to help him plan a surprise.
Susan works at the school as a special education teacher. She thought she was gathering the kids outside for an assembly about a food drive.
Instead, a group of students lead Alex outside with flags and balloons and he ran to hug his mom, who was shocked by her son's sweet surprise.
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