Rene has been serving the U.S. Navy in Japan for about three years. Once a year, she and her husband get a month of leave to go back home and visit family. Because they have to split that time between each family, Rene's niece Alyssa drove from San Antonio, Texas, to Houston to surprise her. The sweet reunion was truly a year in the making!
Over in Colorado, a college student travels home for an overdue reunion! Savannah attends school in Houston, Texas, but because of the pandemic, she hasn't seen her grandparents Mel and Rose in 16 months. With the help of her mom, Teresa, she was able to sneak up on her grandparents at a restaurant to finally reunite with them!