screenshot homecoming Watch: Christmas surprise leaves mom speechless over sailors return

(Photo courtesy: Screenshot from twitter)

By Matt Saintsing

An emotionally charged video showing the homecoming of an American sailor is taking the internet by storm, as it shows a mother unwrapping, of sorts, a Christmas present she’ll never forget.

The minute-long video posted to twitter on Christmas Eve from @cheeynannahh shows a mother unwrapping a full-length mirror. At first, she begins to open the gift with not much of a response.

But then, her face quickly changes to one of joy and disbelief as she notices her daughter—who just returned from the Navy—standing in her reflection.

“Surprised my mom for Christmas,” her daughter wrote on Twitter. “She looked in the mirror and saw her present.”

As of Tuesday, the video has been watched more than nine million times.

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