By CBS3 Staff

NEW CASTLE, Del. (CBS) — We want to show you a heartwarming surprise. A military mom reunited with her family.

Staff Sgt. Alexys Bowers showed up at New Castle Elementary where her husband was called, thinking his son wasn’t feeling well.

Bowers surprised them both as they went to leave.

And another surprise, her daughter Alani was dropped off by a family friend, running to give her mom a long-awaited hug.