Father uses beach, drone to wish military son a happy birthday

Father uses beach, drone to wish military son a happy birthday
A father writes "Happy Birthday Jeff" in the sand on Sunset Beach. (Source: Facebook)

SUNSET BEACH, NC (WECT) - A father wished his son a happy birthday in a unique, touching and modern way.

On Monday, a Facebook post shared on WECT meteorologist Gannon Medwick's page shows a man writing "Happy Birthday Jeff" in the sand on Sunset Beach before sunrise. Jeff, who is serving in Afghanistan, is the man's son.

According to the post, Jeff's father used a drone to get aerial footage of the happy birthday message, then sent it to his son.

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