PIEDMONT, SC (WSPA) – One Upstate child got a very big surprise at his baseball game this afternoon.
Campbell Conley’s normal Saturday means spending time on the baseball diamond. Another part of that routine, is not hearing his dad cheer him on from the stands.
“It’s been very challenging. Lots of days of having to think ‘Oh my goodness, I can’t believe my husband’s missing first milestones, or missing baseball games,” says Amanda Conley, Campbell’s mom.
Captain Matthew Conley has been deployed in Afghanistan since July 2016, and told Campbell he wouldn’t be able to make his game on Saturday. Instead, Cpt. Conley dressed as an umpire, and waited behind home plate.
“I was trying not to let him see me...Read More