Wednesday marked the last day of school for students in Anderson County, Kentucky and they celebrated by surprising the janitor with a special gift– enough money to see his family stationed overseas.

The students and faculty had secretly donated cash to the fund, collecting $1900 for Ricky Spaulding who had never met his new granddaughter.

“My son is stationed in Italy and we are going to see him,” Spaulding said. “Words can’t describe the joy that I feel right now,” Spaulding told a Lexington TV reporter.

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Story tip from Nancy Peske

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