HOUSTON In December of 2010, U.S. Army Cpl. Christopher Sullivan was injured in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan. Last Christmas, Sullivan returned to his San Bernardino, Calif. home to continue recovering from his injuries. Despite all he had been through, Sullivan was in for much more.
At his homecoming party, his brother got into a fight. Christopher Sullivan tried to break it up.
"Someone told me my brother was going to be shot," he said. "Next think I know I'm waking up in the hospital with somebody sticking a tube down my throat."
Sullivan had been shot in the neck at his own homecoming party. He's paralyzed from the neck down.
On Sunday at Reliant Stadium, Sullivan got his real homecoming. At halftime of the Houston Texans' win over the Indianapolis Colts, Sullivan was brought out to be recognized for his service. And that's when he got the surprise. An organization called Operation Finally Home was going to build him a new, mortgage-f...