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WATCH: Military Wife and Doctor Gets Surprise “Patient” in Heartwarming Video

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Who doesn’t love a good surprise homecoming video from our men and women in uniform?

This Veteran’s Day, these well-loved viral videos hold a particularly special place in our heart, as the heart-wrenching joy family members experience to see their loved ones return home safe serves to underscore just what a big sacrifice our military families make.

In one particularly sweet video, an Army doctor surprised his doctor wife by posing as a patient in the middle of her work day.

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Dr. Alice Splinter thought she was attending to another patient, but got the surprise of her life when her husband, Joshua Splinter, was sitting in the exam room instead, having kept it a secret that he’d come home early from a deployment in Africa.

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“It took a second for me to take it in. I honestly almost passed out. My knees got a little weak, but I was so happy to see him I just tried to hug him and stand there and take in the moment,” Alice told InsideEdition.com.

Joshua is a family physician for the Texas Army National Guard, and had been in the Port of Africa with his unit for the past five months.

In that time, Alice and their family had moved so she could finish her residency.

When Joshua found out he’d be home earlier than expected, he carefully organized the surprise with the help of a family friend.

He even went as far as to pretend to be in a different time zone while on the phone with his wife.

“I’m talking to her on the phone and I’m having to say, ‘Alright, I have to go to bed,’ but really it’s the same time. Otherwise, this is all gonna give it away,” Joshua admitted.

The couple were asked if Joshua may be able to outdo this awesome surprise the next time he may be deployed, although he’s not likely to leave the States anytime soon.

“No, this was a great surprise, I’m happy to have him home,” Alice replied, laughing.

What a sweet and fun way to celebrate their reunion!

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Catholic Priest Says A Prayer For ‘Unborn Child In The Womb’ During The DNC

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A Catholic priest who was called upon to deliver a prayer during the Democratic National Convention no doubt made quite a few folks very, very angry by praying for and making a plea on behalf of unborn children at the end of the event. Rev. James Martin, a Jesuit who has caused quite a stir in the Catholic Church for his writings about gay and transgender issues, prayed that folks who were watching the event would open their hearts to “those most in need,” which included “the unborn child in the womb.” Here’s more on this from The Washington Examiner: “Help to be a nation where every life is sacred, all people are loved, and all are welcome,” he said. Martin confirmed to the Washington Examiner earlier in the week that his prayer would contain explicit references to the unborn. Although a hot-button issue for much of the Democratic primary, abortion did not play a major role in the Democratic convention. Aside from Martin’s prayer, the issue received only minimal attention, with some speakers mentioning it in their speeches. Republicans, by contrast, are gearing up to make a major issue of abortion at the Republican National Convention next week. In addition to several anti-abortion speakers, the Republican National Committee invited Cardinal Timothy Dolan, archbishop of New York, to deliver the convention’s opening prayer. Dolan has previously done so at both the Republican and Democratic conventions, during which he prayed for the protection of the unborn. At the end of the day, abortion is one of the most critical issues to face our culture in modern history. The reason, of course, is because fundamentally, at the core of the issue, is the defense of the most basic right we all have. The God-given right to exist, to live. If we cannot…

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President Trump Says He’d ‘Go In And Do A Number On Middle East Countries Persecuting Christians’

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President Trump recently said that he would “do a number” on countries located in the Middle East that are persecuting Christians if he could find solid proof and evidence that sort of thing was happening. Christians in that part of the world are heavily persecuted, mostly by radical Muslim government regimes and terrorist groups, for daring to stand up boldly for the gospel of Jesus Christ. Here’s more on this from The Washington Examiner: “If you look at the way Christians have been treated in some countries, it’s beyond disgraceful,” Trump said Thursday during a news conference at the White House. “If I had information and if I had absolute proof — some of the stories that we’ve heard, which are not easy, which is not easy to get — I would go in and do a number to those countries like you wouldn’t believe. He added, “What they do to Christians in the Middle East — it’s disgraceful.” Trump made the comment while discussing the nascent “Abraham Accord” treaty to normalize relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. This is not only going to be a big help to Christians in that area of the world, but it will also help Israel as well. For many, many years, the Jewish Nation has been surrounded by countries who do not recognize it’s legitimate right to exist. Striking this deal is a first step in changing that way of thinking in that part of the world. It’s something a lot of folks probably never dreamed possible before. Christians are told in the Bible to expect persecutions and to rejoice in suffering for the cause of Christ. However, that doesn’t mean we should allow persecution to continue on as if it’s a good thing. It’s not. If we have an opportunity…

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