This is what happens when a Marine sees his mom for the first time in two years
As Americans, we love to the hear stories and watch the videos of our service members coming home and surprising their families at the most unexpected times, especially during the holiday season.
Whether a troop shocks their son or daughter with a school visit, surprises their family by taking the field a professional sporting event, or simply shows up, unexpected, at a social gathering — the specifics don't matter so long as we get to watch the joy spread.
This Marine returns home from deployment and is greeted by his family. (Source: II MEF)
This Marine corporal decided to surprise his family by showing up for a reunion in his well-pressed uniform.
His whole family lights up with complete joy, but his mother is elated into borderline-shock, as she hasn't seen her baby boy in two years.
Check out Daily Picks and Flicks' video below to see this U.S. Marine surprise his loving mom at a family union and try not to tear up — we dare you.