Ruby Robinson, a graduate of Columbia University's Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, was surprised at her graduation ceremony on Monday when her father unexpectedly appeared, greeting her with a bouquet of flowers on the ceremonial stage. Army Captain Keith Robinson, a 25-year army veteran, did not think he would be able to make his daughter's … [Read more...]
What Happens When There’s No “Village”?
When I'm traveling and people ask me where I'm from, I usually can't just say, "New York" or "Pennsylvania" or "Alabama". I have to give them a backstory about how we managed to move from the Deep South to the Northeast. My husband and I have worked and lived in several different states over the past few years. Usually, the next question is, "Is your husband in the military?" … [Read more...]
VIDEO: TLC’s Surprise Homecoming Will Have You In Tears
On TLC's "Suprise Homecoming," military family members arrange to surprise their loved ones when they come back from their deployments early. We've rounded-up some of the most touching clips from the show"”we dare you not to cry when you see how happy these kids are to see their parents. Love is a beautiful thing. Here, a single dad prepares to see his kids after a year-long … [Read more...]