Storytime surprise leads to a tearful reunion

Posted at 6:06 PM, Dec 17, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-17 18:06:14-05

DELHI TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- Expecting to hear a story with her C.O. Harrison Elementary School class in Delhi Township, one local girl was in for a heartwarming surprise that brought tears to her eyes.

This young student was surprised when her mother -- an officer with the U.S. Coast Guard who just returned from deployment -- was revealed as her class' "mystery" storyteller on Thursday.

Watch the emotional reunion in the video above.