It’s nice to see the good side of life in this day and age of cynicism and bad news. If this doesn’t make you cry your eyes out, make an appointment with your cardiologist because your heart is missing.
I was deployed to Desert Storm for a year and half STATE-SIDE and it was hard being away from my family… much less being sent overseas. As part of my duties, I arranged dozens of homecoming arrivals for families. Each and EVERY TIME I was reduced to a mess of tears not only for the happiness but also for the sadness of those troops who had no family there to welcome them home: