It's easy to get cynical about going home for the holidays. The journey is long, the accommodations are cramped, and everyone is bringing the drama they didn't finish hashing out on Thanksgiving. Cast your skepticism about the magic of the season away!
This video taken by a Memphis woman named Brittany Pettis has gone viral for breaking through everyone's icy winter veneer. Pettis caught the moment her brother Grant Jackson surprised their mother Gwen Jackson by coming home for the holidays. Grant Jackson has been away in Japan for two years serving in the Air Force, WREG reports.