Airman surprises sister before soccer game

- A student at Seminole High School got a big surprise before her soccer game Thursday. 

Ariana Gentilesco's brother, US Air Force Airman Dario Gentilesco returned home from his base in Fairbanks, Alaska and the two reunited before she took the field. 

Airman Gentilesco and Ariana then stood together for the National Anthem. 

Through tears, Ariana said she was so happy and shocked her brother was finally home.

Seminole High faces off against Dixie Hollins Thursday night.

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