In trying to type this story, I had to stop a couple times to clear my eyes. After a few minutes, you’ll see why. Below is a special ESPN put together, called “Coming Home,” showing every great soldier-returning-home video you’ve ever seen and plenty of them you may not have.
“Are we supposed to continue this show after that?” one SportsCenter anchor asked after the compilation played. Well, after watching it you, too, might need a moment. They are six minutes well-spent:
Even the sports world was affected by the special segment. Los Angeles Angels phenom Mike Trout was among them: