When Army Spc. Larry Shaffer said goodbye to his wife, Misty, before his year-long deployment in Afghanistan, he had no way of knowing that when he returned he would have two major surprises to look forward to. Misty welcomed him home recently a whopping 150 pounds lighter. She decided to take the time during Larry's deployment to do something that lead to healthy changes for both her and her family.
Army Spc. Larry Shaffer, who has been deployed for a year in Afghanistan, returned home to North Carolina this week to discover two big surprises: His wife lost 150 pounds and bought the couple a new home.