Soldier who’s been deployed for 13 months surprises mom at N.C. restaurant

Soldier who’s been deployed for 13 months surprises mom at N.C. restaurant
Pfc. Felipe Vidrios, currently serving in the U.S. Army, was deployed for 13 months in Kuwait and his mother, Candy Vazquez, had no idea he was coming home. (Source: Cactus Rose/Facebook)

INDIAN TRAIL, N.C. (WBTV) - A soldier who has been deployed for 13 months surprised his mother when he walked through the doors of a restaurant in North Carolina.

Pfc. Felipe Vidrios, currently serving in the U.S. Army, was deployed for 13 months in Kuwait and his mother, Candy Vazquez, had no idea he was coming home.

The heartwarming moment happened Tuesday at Cactus Rose Café restaurant in Indian Trail.

What a huge surprise! What a blessing! Today Candy had a huge surprise here at Cactus Rose Café. Her son PFC Vidrios,...

Posted by Cactus Rose on Tuesday, September 22, 2020

“I started screaming because I was so happy to see him," Vazquez said. “I cried, I screamed.”

Vazquez says she does not know how long he will be home.

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