7 heartwarming stories about moms

Read. Smile. Cry a little. Then go hug your mom.

Happy Mother's Day!
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1. A soldier's surprise return

Two soldiers recently returned home from their respective deployments a few days early, becoming the best early Mother's Day gift their moms could have asked for. Video cameras caught the tear-inducing surprise on tape, and the mothers' never-let-go squeezes and face-burying hugs say so much more than words ever could.

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