It can be tough coming from a military family.
The long periods away make it hard to stay in touch. That doesn't mean those family members aren't always in our hearts, but it can be difficult not seeing them for months at a time.
For this single mom, she hasn't been able to see her Marine son in a year. It's been hard, but she knows he's doing what's right for his country.
Her son decided to surprise her at work, and she has no idea what's about to happen! This video captures he pure excitement and joy in seeing her baby boy back home.
Take a look!