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Soldier returns home to surprise daughter at Cameron Park Zoo

Posted at 7:36 AM, Feb 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-07 08:38:10-05

WACO, TX — A little girl though going to the zoo was going to be special for her birthday - but there was more to is than that.

Sgt. Shipp asked Cameron Park Zoo to help pull of a surprise for his daughter's 5th birthday.

He had been in South Korea for almost 9 months, and he wanted to surprise her with his homecoming.

During a behind the scenes tour that he had set up,Sgt. Shipp emerged from a gate to join the tour and wish his daughter a happy birthday!