Being away from home for a long time is one of the saddest, emotional things that can ever happen to someone. But even more, homecoming can be even more emotional and gripping. A soldier working in the US army decided to give his dad a surprise visit after he had been away from home for a while. The event that went down has been giving many people the shivers
The young soldier identified as Joshua Jeffries on Twitter had been away from his US-based home for six months. When he did come back home, he decided to first visit his father. But no, he just did not want to show up at home and say, "Holla, I am back."
He wanted to do something extra. Hence, he decided to give his dad a surprise visit at his duty post. The young Josh trailed his father at work, followed him as he got down from his service bus and walk towards where he was supposed to work.
It was while his dad was moving that Josh called his father's name from behind. The alarmed dad jolted and turned around only to see his beloved son in his army uniforms.
While this surprise visit was epic enough, the reaction of the dad was even more so. Not only did he hug his son in sweet affection, he also cried and talked incoherently like a child would.
Evidently, Josh's dad had missed him so much. The young soldier took to Twitter to share a lovely video of what went down. He also explained why he had decided to surprise his dad in such manner.
See his video below:
This emotional video got the attention of so many people as it gave as many people that watched it goosebumps. To express the love chills they got from watching the video, some people took to Twitter to comment.
See some of the reactions below:
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Indeed, surprising someone by showing up in their faces when they least expect can be very emotional. Recently, Dbanj took to surprising his wife Didi this Valentine by showing up at her doorstep as if he were a delivery man. Then he bestowed her with several gifts, kisses and praises.
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