15 Beautiful Reaction Videos That Are The Definition Of Pure Joy

young woman shocked by her sister's surprise visit and a man dancing with his little boy outside in front of their house

Life is full of so many moments worth celebrating, and there’s no better way to do so than with the people you love!

In moments like these, we wish we could freeze time in order to properly take everything in and ensure we never forget any of the details. Although that’s not possible, we can capture these incredible memories on camera! From surprise reunions to reaching incredible milestones, here are some videos of people reacting with such joy that it’ll radiate through your screen!

1. After 10 years apart, this woman was finally able to reunite with her dad in Mexico.


After 10+ of not being able to hug my dad, my dream came true. I was finally able to go to Mexico and surprise the man of my life! #immigrantparents

♬ Married Life (From “Up”) – Sergy el Som

2. This little girl’s dad is a pilot, and she absolutely beamed with excitement when she got to be on one of his flights for the first time!

3. Do you tell your friends you love them? This man was challenged to do just that, and their interaction was so wholesome!

4. Since joining the Navy, this young man had to be apart from his family for a year. Once he returned, he gave his little brother the surprise of a lifetime.


He hasn’t seen his brother in a year!  surprise! #surprise #Familyfirst #Navy #fyp #Prouddad Supportthetroops #Brotherlove

♬ God Bless The USA – Lee Greenwood

5. The only thing better to this woman than passing her bar exam was passing it with her parents by her side.


the first day of the rest of my life.. and of course they were right there by my side ✨🙏🏼⚖️ #esquire #IDeserveTuitionContest #ThatCloseMessenger

♬ som original – Myselenitaa

6. Five-year-old Jameson has had several surgeries since he was 6 months old. In that time, he’s discovered a fun way to ease his pre-surgery anxiety, and his pre-op team couldn’t be more onboard!

7. When her military daughter gave her a surprise visit, she couldn’t stop screaming!

8. Danny has dedicated over four decades of his life to working as a chef at Mercy Hospital in Florida. He’s so loved by everyone here and, to thank him for his work, they named one of the hospital’s restaurants after him!

9. No matter if you speak their language, the joy this man expresses from learning he’s going to be a grandpa requires no translation.


Reacción futuros abuelitos 🤠##fyp ##babyannouncement ##babyontheway

♬ оригинальный звук – lim.

10. Tiffany was counting down the days until her U.S. Marine Corps son could come home in January, but little did she know their reunion would be much sooner.

11. Konstantinos’ mom hasn’t missed a single one of his 36 birthdays, but that streak was going to be broken because he’s been away in Germany for five months… or so his mom thought. He took a flight back home and surprised her at work!

12. Going to a college away from her family was leaving this young woman feeling homesick, so her big sister surprised her with a weekend visit!

13. Kennith Allen Thomas’ son is finally cancer free, leading to the most adorable celebration!


Reply to @kevinbacon Would Guys be down for a Footloose Reboot? 😠I think Kristian would. ##fyp ##faith ##family ##leadership ##cancerfree ##downsyndrome

♬ original sound – Kenny Allen Thomas

14. After a year of being apart, the reunion between these adorable little girls and their military dad was filled with lots of smiles, giggles, and never-ending hugs!


Our daughters’ reactions to their dad coming home after a year. ❤️❤️🥺

♬ original sound – Destiny Cooper

15. When one of these twins got sick, they had to go months without seeing each other. Once they reunited, there wasn’t a dry eye in the house!

There’s something so inspiring about people who don’t hold back expressing just how happy something makes them. Life is just too short to not appreciate the beautiful moments that we experience, both big and small, and the people in these videos prove just how true that is!

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