There is nothing better on Christmas Day than surprise family reunions, and a number of people have shared their emotional videos that showcase the spontaneous joy of unexpected-yet-missed visitors. It is better if you keep the tissue box handy.
This son surprised his mom by coming home for Christmas.
This mom thought she was just unwrapping a mirror. But the true gift was standing behind her, still in uniform.
Suprised my mom for Christmas, she looked in the mirror and saw her present ❤️❤️ https://t.co/goY4Cf4vjp— chєy$ (@chєy$) 1514169586.0
This U.S. Air Force airman told his mother that he wouldn't be home for Christmas.
But then he surprised her by coming home early. Her reaction is everything.
My older brother told my mom he wouldn’t be home for Christmas until Jan. 15th, but surprised her this afternoon by… https://t.co/9UET6cqgzH— Matthew Burris (@Matthew Burris) 1514159762.0
United States service members and military personnel serve on all seven continents (one is stationed in Antarctica), in more than 170 countries, and on all the seas.
Nearly 200,000 remain deployed around the world and on the seas during Christmas.
Someone made it home for Christmas!
The mother rushed in for a long hug.
SURPRISE!! We made it home for Christmas❣️ https://t.co/Y1lV1BrVGZ— Callie Marx (minshew) (@Callie Marx (minshew)) 1514080843.0
Some reunions happen in public.
Mothers are no less ecstatic to see their children, even when they are running the soup run.
Just surprised my mam on the soup run after 16 days in liverpool,She thought i wasnt gonna be home for christmas🎅🏻… https://t.co/3yMWDEmjSk— Jamie Harrington (@Jamie Harrington) 1514064966.0
Brothers and sisters reunited.
There's nothing like sibling love.
When you’re a solider and your brothers a marine coming home for Christmas can be a surprise #AllMarinesAreRiflemen https://t.co/HcNLNAsPGQ— Yellow Hammer 🇺🇸 (@Yellow Hammer 🇺🇸) 1513750695.0
I dragged @jonrivard12 to the airport to@be surprised by his sister @briellerivard. Home for Christmas! https://t.co/gBRc9EI6UG— Jeff Rivard (@Jeff Rivard) 1513488870.0
My brother told me he couldn’t come home for Christmas this year but today I got a surprise https://t.co/4OaILELJPS— Miki Minach ❄️🎄 (@Miki Minach ❄️🎄) 1513478081.0
But for the most part, these videos show moms receiving a surprise visit for Christmas.
This mother found her daughter, supposedly away at college, inside her gift box!
Surprised my mom with a trip home for Christmas! 🎄😂 https://t.co/bJmp0rckgL— Sasslyn (@Sasslyn) 1513208431.0
Careful with the scissors!
This mother was at first hoping for four tire rims.
Can we just remember this lovely throwback surprise from two years ago when mom thought Gianna wasn’t going to make… https://t.co/1F23HaNh0M— Marie Hammer (@Marie Hammer) 1514127099.0
How long do you think the daughter was waiting inside that box?
This Christmas gift came "special delivery."
My sister surprised my mom by coming home for Christmas 😭💖🎄 https://t.co/WNfBhG1kMd— al the plutonian (@al the plutonian) 1513565611.0
And for these two children, it's the moment they found out that Santa Claus is someone they missed very much.
Their father had been deployed for nearly two years.
SANTA SURPRISE: After spending the last 20 months deployed, this solider came home for Christmas and delivered a te… https://t.co/7o9Lp6CE0M— WMC Action News 5 (@WMC Action News 5) 1513614615.0
We wonder if they asked Santa for anything else for Christmas.
Remember, the best gift at Christmas is family coming home!
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