The wife of a fallen soldier from Fort Bragg, North Carolina who was just six weeks pregnant when she found out her husband had been killed by a suicide bomber, has shared stunning photographs of her pregnancy.
Britt Harris received the tragic news last August that U.S. Army Spc. Christopher Harris, 25, has been killed by a suicide bomber while serving in Afghanistan.
She said that her husband left her a 'little miracle'. His fellow soldiers revealed to her that she would be giving birth to a baby girl as they performed a gender reveal in honor of their fallen comrade.
In late January Harris hired Pinehurst Photography to do a maternity shoot along the French Broad River in Asheville, North Carolina and the results are simply stunning
Britt Harris, the wife of a fallen Fort Bragg soldier, Army Spec. Christopher Harris, was just six weeks pregnant when she found out she would never see her husband again. She has now taken part in a special pregnancy photoshoot as her due date nears
The striking photos show Britt reflecting on the past while looking towards a hopeful future as she stands alongside the banks of the French Broad River
U.S. Army Spc. Christopher 'Chris Harris, 25, was killed August 2, by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan
After his death his fellow soldiers held a gender reveal at the base in Afghanistan, showering themselves with pink confetti
Determined to capture her pregnancy in all its glory, Britt decided to have a photo shoot that involved her dressing in a striking red dress while wandering among nature in the North Carolina countryside.
The pictures reveal a deep yearning while displaying a remarkable positivity that knowing that out of such terrible heartache, a new life is set to emerge.
Britt can be seen holding and stroking her baby bump as she thinks about the life she shared with her husband.
Incredibly, she has proved herself to be immensely strong - conveyed by her decision to wear scarlet while standing alongside the French Broad River in Asheville.
Britt is due to give birth on March 24. She plans to name her daughter Christian Michelle for her late father, Christopher Michael.
She said her husband's fellow the soldiers have been there for her every step of the way.
When her husband was alive, his fellow platoon even performed a gender reveal celebration for him, showering him in pink confetti.
'They have been phenomenal and done everything they can to watch over me even from a distance,' she told WFMY.
Britt says she now has a mission of her own to make sure her 'little miracle princess' grows up knowing all about her dad. 'I want her to know that she's her dad's legacy,' she said.
Her daughter is due on March 24. Harris wants to name her daughter Christian Michelle for her late dad, Christopher Michael
The pictures show Britt in a striking red dress in the depths of winter, with a hopeful spring and better tomorrow on the way
Britt says her mission now is to tell her daughter about the kind of man her father was - and for her to know she is his legacy