U.S. Air Force member surprises wife at college graduation on Long Island

STONY BROOK, Long Island (WABC) -- It took just a second for things to add up when a Stony Brook graduate received her diploma Friday in math.

Alyssa O'Hara's husband, Justin was there to greet her with flowers and a giant hug.

He is a member of the Air Force, stationed in Alaska, but he spent the last two months figuring out a way to be there in person.



The couple last saw each other over the summer.

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