Navy father surprises daughter in Georgia elementary school graduation

After almost a year, have thousands of miles apart, a Naval officer, returned home to surprise his daughter on her fifth grade graduation ceremony.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Kavaurio Harris has been stationed in Japan since July. But on Tuesday, he travelled home in Covington, Georgia, to the surprise of his daughter, Kavaurianna, on the stage of her elementary school graduation.


“I felt very anxious, and excited all in one when I walked on the stage,” Kavaurio told Fox News. “They had no idea that I was on my way home.”

Kavaurianna told WXIA that her father surprising her on the stage was “the best surprise she could ever have.”

Kavaurio will spend the next few weeks at home with his family, before returning to Sasebo, Japan, where he was stationed until 2019.

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