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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - It was quite the scene for visitors of the Duck Commander warehouse Friday.

An area soldier was finally reunited with his son after being deployed for 7 months, and the soldier's 10-year-old son had no idea.

"It's been kind of weird because I wasn't able to grab him but I wanted to do the surprise," says Scott Schreck.

Scott is a soldier stationed at Barksdale Air Force Base in Bossier City.

Scott Schreck gave his 10-year-old son Josh the surprise of a life time by waiting in the Duck Commander gift shop to surprise him after he got a personal tour of the warehouse from Willie Robertson.

"I was real excited about going to do a tour, but I definitely wasn't expecting this meeting my dad.  It was just really cool," says little Josh Schreck.

The surprise was all thanks to Scott's older son Joseph, who wrote a letter to the Duck Commander asking for his help.

"Its something he will never forget. I know I will never forget it. I know my family won't" says Joseph Schreck.

This is not the first time Willie and Scott have crossed paths.

"They mentioned this opportunity, and they mentioned that I had met him in Afghanistan.  And I said heck yea lets do it," says Duck Commander CEO Willie Robertson.

After months of planning thanks to Joseph and the Duck Commander, the Schreck family has a moment that will last a life time.

 

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