Flag-holding 1-year-old honors father she’ll never meet on Memorial Day

She may never know her father, but she will grow up knowing what he did for our country. Christian Michelle Harris honored her dad on Memorial Day by visiting his grave.

U.S. Army Spc. Christopher Harris was killed in action in Afghanistan. Christian's mother, Brittany Harris, was only six weeks pregnant when Christopher was killed by a suicide bomber, WFMY reported.

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The soldier's battalion members were part of the big announcement when Brittany Harris did her gender reveal in 2017. The adopted group of uncles also honored their fallen military brother during Christian's newborn photoshoot in 2018.

Christian spent part of the day Monday at her father's gravesite, flag grasped in her hand, with her mother and grandmother, WFMY reported.

Christian, according to her mother, is walking and talking, saying "Mama," but she says the little girl looks like her dad, WFMY reported.

You can follow Brittany and Christian's story on Brittany's blog, "From Widow to Warrior."