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Huntsville High School grad gets surprise from brother in Air Force

A United States Air Force member flew from overseas to surprise his little sister for her graduation.

Posted: May 23, 2019 3:51 PM
Updated: May 23, 2019 9:51 PM

Just hours before her graduation at the Von Braun Center, a Huntsville High School senior, Brittany O'Keefe, got the surprise of a lifetime.

A United States Air Force member flew from overseas to surprise his little sister.

"Are you surprised? Yeah, that's what I counted on," said Devancy Jefferson, Senior Airman.

Jefferson said the surprise had been in the works for a long time, and he'd do whatever it took to be there.

"I really thought he was going to miss my graduation, and that's the last thing I would want," said O'Keefe.

She was even wearing a shirt that said, "I'm a proud Air Force sister," when she got the surprise.

"I thought we were going out to eat. When I saw all of them there, I didn't know why they were all here," said O'Keefe.

The two siblings said they'll make this time spent together last.

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