The best present a mother could wish to receive this Christmas

Evan Bartlett@ev_bartlett
Wednesday 24 December 2014 18:30

The video above shows a soldier returning home from Afghanistan just in time for Christmas.

With the help of his siblings, and unbeknown to his parents, Patrick Cornwell hid inside a giant Christmas present at a "reveal party for his brother's baby" and posted the response to his arrival on YouTube and Reddit.

The pure joy on his mother's face is enough to make anyone feel the festive cheer this Christmas...

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