Veteran's Day is a time to thank the men and women who serve our country, many of whom leave behind their little ones to protect others. It is never easy saying goodbye to the ones you love. Of course, every tear-filled departure leads to an equally emotional return, many of which are caught on camera. Capturing everything from first steps to a wish come true, these reunions will have you reaching for the tissues.
A Son's First Steps
Sometimes, it's the soldiers that are surprised. Like when Michael, a boy with cerebral palsy, walked to his father.
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The Happiest Place on Earth
Walt Disney World just got a whole lot better for this little girl.
Sometimes the simplest things, like picking their kids up from school, are the ones that soldiers miss the most.
This Isn't an Act
One teen received the best surprise when her dad showed up at her school play.
Christmas Comes Early
All Bethany wanted for Christmas was for her father to come home . . . and he did!