Sarah Shaw and her husband are both active duty Marines. They have 2 kids, their youngest is just 10 weeks old. Her husband is currently deployed and will likely be back this summer. Then she deploys in October.
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This video shows the heartwarming moment a woman was brought to tears when her fiance, who had just finished five months of Air Force basic training, surprised her at her university dining hall.
Adults might have it easier, because they understand what is at stake here. Children, on the other hand, struggle with the idea that mommy or daddy will be gone for a long period of time.