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Videos like these remind us of the sacrifices servicemembers endure to keep us safe. Chris was leaving on his third deployment in the armed forces, so wife Maria and little Kylee and Ella create a cardboard cutout "Flat Dad". This way, they don't have to live a second without their daddy on grocery store trips, soccer games and even at home!

The heartwarming mother-daughter military reunion next goes to show how even a cardboard cutout can't replace our real loved one!

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