Photoshoot held for newborn of fallen hero with fellow soldiers

Daughter of SPC Christopher M Harris, KIA August 2, 2017, held and supported by members of the 82nd Airborne. A stark reminder that freedom is not free. (Photo courtesy of Pinehurst Photography)

PINEHURST, N.C. (WSET) -- A special photo shoot of a fallen soldier's newborn daughter is capturing the attention of hundreds of people.

Army Specialist Chris Harris died in August 2017 while serving our country in Afghanistan.

His daughter, Christian Michelle Harris, was born on March 17.

Harris' widow, Britt, scheduled a photo shoot with the men and women her husband bravely fought beside.

She told WTVD that it was refreshing to see those blue eyes again.

Her husband's unit gathered for the photo shoot to commemorate the birth of his daughter.

Chris Harris found out he was going to be a father just days before his death. To help celebrate the new life, soldiers held a special gender reveal for him.

Their baby girl was named Christian Michelle for her father Christopher Michael.

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