Military Mom Surprises Kids at Amusement Park

Heartwarming homecoming moment for military family caught on camera.
1:02 | 07/04/13

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Now, for a special fourth of july "play of the day." I think we're feeling patriotic today? Red, white and blue. And green. What is more patriotic than a great military reunion? Meet the erickson family. Maurice erickson, and his three children. A family in st. Louis. Treats him to a v.I.P.-Themed experience at six flags. But mom, also in the military was deployed in afghanistan and couldn't join the family. Or -- so the family thought. Until they got called up on stage. Then, what happened next. Surprise. Army national guard sergeant ashley erickson, home from afghanistan. These never get old. They don't. Usually it's the fathers who are deployed. But look at the reaction out of those children. And the dad is now about two weeks heading out to korea for a year. So, this was a really nice gift.

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