Two New Jersey brothers surprised their sister at school after returning from a yearlong deployment in Qatar.

Army Sgt. Justin Potenski and Spc. John Potenski interrupted a high school lecture to surprise their little sister, Brielle. The heartwarming reunion, captured on video, shows the moment Brielle saw her brothers for the first time in a year.

“I just started sobbing,” Brielle said this morning on “Fox and Friends.” She told Clayton Morris that she’s close with her brothers and explained how hard it is for them to be gone for so long.

Justin said that the happiness on Brielle’s face melted his heart.

“I didn’t notice she missed me as much as she really did,” he said.

John called it a relief to be back home, adding that "you never know what you actually have until it’s gone."

Brielle expressed her gratitude to her brothers for protecting her and the country.

“It means the world to me, basically,” she told Morris.

Watch the reunion and the siblings’ “Fox and Friends” interview above.


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