WATCH: Sailor’s Christmas surprise for mom goes viral

(WATE) — A U.S. Navy sailor gave her mother the best gift — and the surprise of a lifetime this Christmas.

In the video, the sailor surprises her mom by sneaking up behind her while she opens her Christmas present: a mirror. When the mom unwraps the present, she sees her daughter standing there and shrieks with delight.

The amazing video, which was posted Christmas Eve by the sailor, who goes by the Twitter handle @cheeyannahh, has been retweeted more than 248,000 times and liked more than 850,000 times.

Now, excuse us while we go dry our eyes. It’s a little dusty in here. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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