WATCH: ND Basketball Player Surprised By Army Brother

NCAA Basketball Tournament - East Regional - Wisconsin v Notre Dame

Notre Dame men’s basketball player Matt Farrell thought his brother wasn’t coming home from Afghanistan for a few more months. However, before the Irish’s game tonight, Farrell was granted the surprise of a lifetime.

Generally, Army deployments last anywhere between six and twelve months with communication intermittent depending on the mission of the deployed soldier. Even with communication developed from a deployed location, coming home to see family can be one of the greatest feelings in the world.


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