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Watch a military dad surprise his son on senior night

MIDLOTHIAN, Texas — A son who thought his father was a world away got a surprise he won’t forget Friday night at the Midlothian High School football game.
Jayce Melton is a wide receiver for the Midlothian Panthers. He was chosen as honorary captain for Midlothian’s Senior Night, his final home game of high school. His extended family was there to watch, but he believed that his father wasn’t able to come.
“He thinks I’m still overseas in Italy,” said Chief Petty Officer Danny Melton, Jayce’s dad