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Houston Texans help Army officer surprise family on his return home (VIDEO)

Maggie Hendricks
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Arian Foster rushed for 165 yards in the Houston Texans 29-17 win over the Indianapolis Colts, but the win wasn't the best thing Santa Claus brought to an Army family full of Houston fans.

Chief warrant officer Eric Spoerle served in Afghanistan, but his family didn't know he was home. They thought they were just receiving gifts from the Texans at Reliant Field. They had no idea their father being home safe for Christmas was the best gift.

If your eyes are a little misty, you're not alone. After all that's happened, it's nice to cry some tears of happiness.

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