Soldier surprises son at Valparaiso elementary school

VALPARAISO, Ind. (WLS) -- Christmas came early for a northwest Indiana boy whose soldier father was stationed overseas.

Jayden Moree is a kindergartener at Paul Saylor Elementary School, and didn't know his father, Staff Sergeant Trevor Moree, was a surprise guest speaker Monday.

Sgt. Moree said he doesn't want to miss another moment with his son.

"I missed his first birthday. I missed his first day of school. I always had to do my job. I had training, deployments I had to fulfill. It just caused me to miss most of everything. But I'm here now," Sgt. Moree said.

Jayden shared the surprise with his younger brother and sister.
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