Mom bursts into tears as Marine son returns home for Christmas and sneaks in to surprise her
A mother thought she was going to spend Christmas without both her sons when she got a fantastic surprise.
In Nashville, Tennessee, Christy Wilson is hosting a Christmas party at home in Mount Juliet when her son, Ethan, sneaks up behind her.
Christy jumps for joy and grabs Ethan by the shoulders crying, who gives his mother a few seconds for the initial shock to wear off and then pulls her close for a hug.
Mother and son share a heartwarming embrace after months of Ethan being based far away and them not being able to see each other.
Eli, Ethan’s twin brother, is also in the army and is deployed in North Carolina as an infantry soldier, not being able to make it home. Ethan is currently based in the Marine Corps Recruiting Substation in Pensacola, Florida.
A friend of the family, Jon Guffey posted the endearing video on Facebook with the caption:
“This is so awesome! Christy Ramsey Wilson got to have one of her two baby boys home on leave from the Marines, and she had no idea! So awesome and so proud of these two young men. Glad we got to be a part of it!”
SOLDIER SURPRISE: This mother thought she would be spending the holidays without either of her twin sons, who are both on active duty with the Marines.— ABC News (@ABC) December 21, 2018
She was overjoyed when one of her sons arranged the best Christmas surprise. https://t.co/NdFeke5Zip pic.twitter.com/4iOO9kIvzg
Lynn Marshall commented on the touching video:
“Thank you for your service. This touched my heart and got me all choked up. Enjoy this time together.”
Sarah was so overwhelmed when her Marine brother surprised her on her wedding day, that she thought she was going to have a heart attack from joy.
“I was kind of confused because people were acting really funny. I was like ‘Is something wrong and they’re just not going to tell me, so I don’t stress out?'”
Everyone was in on the surprise, Sarah just didn’t know it yet. When her brother walked towards her in the beautiful garden, she couldn't believe it, and after the initial why’s, and how’s she thanked him with tears in her eyes as her brother kissed her on the cheek, wiping her tears and said, “You look beautiful.”
Another Marine was elated to land at Nashville International Airport on December 21, to spend Christmas with his family after being away from home for over a year.
The Dobbs family early awaited his incoming flight early in the morning and was ecstatic to see Jonathan walk through the gates.
Jonathan got stationed with the Marine Corps in Okinawa, Japan for a year and a half, and communication is hard because they are fourteen hours ahead.
Now the Dobbs family can catch up while spending Christmas together, a merry one it will be for them for sure.
The Dobbs family is here and for a very special reason. They’re waiting for their Marine. He will be home after a year and a half in Okinawa, Japan. Just minutes away. Hoping to bring it to you live on @FOXNashville! 🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/xjbXVVUr5H— Sara Small FOX17 (@SaraSmallTV) December 21, 2018