Skip to comments.Soldier Surprise: Mom Overjoyed on 5th Anniversary of Son's Death
Posted on 07/25/2014 10:35:12 AM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo
They say life is full of surprises. Thursday afternoon, amidst the hustle and bustle of a downtown Minneapolis lunch hour, Jill Stephenson's surprise waited behind an SUV.
When Erick Innis popped out, Stephenson was speechless. Innis isn't Jill's son, but he might as well be.
In Afghanistan, Innis fought alongside Stephenson's actual son, Rosemount native and Army Ranger Ben Kopp. Innis and Kopp were best friends. When Kopp was shot by a sniper in July 2009, Innis carried him to the medivac. Weeks later, when Kopp was buried at Arlington National Cemetery, Innis was there too.
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Scroll down and watch the video.
I was hoping the son’s death was a mistake, and it was him.
I’ve scrolled down and can’t find any video. Is there another link to it?
Is Erick using a seeing eye dog?
Should be at the bottom of the article.
Sure looks that way. They don’t mention it.
This link has no video that I can see.
I found another link that includes the video.