Queen witnesses emotional unexpected reunion

November 11, 2013

According to BBC News:

A Royal Navy officer hugs his daughter on return from a long deployment abroad. Photo by Photo: LA(Phot) Dave Jenkins/MOD

A Royal Navy officer hugs his daughter on return from a long deployment abroad. Photo by Photo: LA(Phot) Dave Jenkins/MOD

The Queen…attended…a three-day commemoration of Britain’s war dead.

The Queen seemed particularly pleased to witness an emotional reunion…

Megan Adams, 10, from Stirling, was not expecting to see her father, Lieutenant Commander Billy Adams, for another three months as he has been serving with the Royal Navy in the Seychelles as part of an anti-piracy task force.

Memorial at Netherley Royal British Legion Club, Liverpool, England. Photo by Rept0n1x

Memorial at Netherley Royal British Legion Club, Liverpool, England. Photo by Rept0n1x

But after host Huw Edwards announced a special guest, her father walked down the steps towards his daughter, who burst into tears and shouted: “Daddy!” as she ran towards him.

The audience loudly applauded the special moment, with the Queen smiling broadly…

To read the entire article in BBC News, please click here

 

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