By CBS Baltimore Staff

SALISBURY, Md. (WJZ) — This story is sure to pull at the heartstrings. The mayor of Salisbury is back home with his family tonight after being deployed overseas for the past year.

As you can imagine, it was an emotional reunion for his two young girls.

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Lily and Olivia ran to hug and kiss their dad, Mayor Jake Day. He’s been serving in East Africa for a year.

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Before this, Dad recorded a video that was played for Lily and Olivia recognizing April as the month of the military child.

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In that video, Dad says he’ll see them soon, but he had no idea this was coming.

CBS Baltimore Staff