Transcript for Mother’s Day reunions across US
Finally tonight here, the mother's day hugs we all waited for. America strong. Tonight, the images from across this country on mother's day signaling a new chapter. The in-person reunions, the long overdue hugs. Families now vaccinated. In Dickinson, Texas, Jacob porter surprising his mother, Pamela, after 13 months apart. In southern pines, north Carolina, U.S. Air force airman first class Charles Smith III surprising his mother, Roxanne, at the local ihop. They've been going there for mother's day breakfast ever since it opened, but she had no idea her son would be there. Hi, David. Tonight, that mom, graceful. It was a very emotional day and it meant everything to me. It was a wonderful mother's day. In Arlington, Massachusetts, Leyland stein with his 93-year-old mother Sondra. This is their first hug since before the pandemic. Really has been 15 months since we got together. 15 long months. I know I'm speaking for all of the mothers who have had to be without their children during this time and the sweet reunion that we all will have when we do see our families again. And in Minneapolis tonight, with her son recording, his mom had no idea that grandma ger ral Dean was coming. She sees her and runs to give her a hug. And tonight, mother and son right here with us. When I say her get out of the car, I was shocked and surprised and just everything. So, my son, he did good. He did. Our moms, our step-moms, our I'm Judy Persichilli, New Jersey's health commissioner. We have vaccines that have been proven through clinical trials
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