As the saying goes, "deployment tears your heart in two, only to be reconnected at homecoming." Watching a father or mother reunite with his or her family after months, maybe even years apart, can bring even the most hard-hearted person to tears. So, take a few moments this holiday weekend, put your political beliefs aside and watch ten military homecoming videos that are sure to bring a tear to your eye.
1. This clip is sure to make everyone emotional, even those who hate sports:
2. The reality website Zillow makes a commercial that is actually enjoyable:
3. As usual, the great Ellen DeGeneres comes up with a clever game that is both funny and sentimental:
4. In this video, country star Toby Keith puts on a concert unlike any other for an unexpecting military wife:
5. And a third well-known famous figure gets involved with the surprise homecomings around the holidays:
6. Of course Santa couldn’t come without leaving a present!
7. These students get the best lesson of the school year:
8. And this bride-to-be receives the ultimate Disney proposal:
9. These two brothers share an emotional reunion at basketball practice:
10. And, of course, who could forget about man’s best friend?