Transcript for Military wife edits her husband into their family Christmas photo while he is serving
Finally, you may have come across this Christmas card online. We did, and wanted to know more. Tonight, a special holiday edition of "America strong." Getting that perfect family photo for the holiday season can be stressful. For a family in Florida, it was nearly impossible. The father, a blackhawk helicopter pilot in the army, deployed since the beginning of the year overseas. It was his first time away from the family during Christmas. Every time you go to bed, you're constantly reminded that they're not here. And every time you have a tradition you normally do and they're not there. The holidays are hard, and you don't want to do it alone. Reporter: The family, now with twin boys, 2 1/2 years old, an age when the holidays start to take on a new meaning. What do you want for Christmas? These are the memories that we're starting together as a family. Our kids are at an age where they're starting to know who Santa is, and, you know, to enjoy the Christmas lights. Reporter: And Danielle loves sending out family Christmas cards. But how would they get that photo? She started to think and came up with a wild idea. I said, can you take a photo of you in your uniform with your hand out? He really had no idea what I was doing. Reporter: But her husband did it anyway. Danielle posing with her sons back in Florida. Then marrying the photos and creating this powerful image. There's no set formula for the perfect Christmas card, but you know it when you see it. Even though we're miles apart, we're still close together. We're still a family unit and our hearts are always in the right place. A very big thank you to that family. And to all the families of our service members this holiday season and always. Thank you for watching. I'm Tom llamas in New York. "Gma" first thing in the morning. David Muir is right back here tomorrow night. Have a great evening. Good night.tching. I'm Tom llamas in New York. Have a great evening. Good night.
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