Seventeen years is a long time to wait for something you’ve always wanted, but sometimes waiting makes the result all the sweeter!
Beth Cory was excited to take her mother-in-law out for dinner to celebrate the older lady’s birthday. What her mother-in-law didn’t know, however, was that Beth and her husband had a much bigger surprise: One that couldn’t fit in a tiny gift bag!
As she pulls out her presents, which range from a bag of her favorite licorice candy to a beloved children’s book, Beth is recording everything and directing her on which present to open first. After discussing how much she likes the book, she reaches into the bag for one last item… it’s a tiny T-shirt, a baby-sized one!
When mom’s eyes see the shirt and realizes what it means, her face lights up with the most beautiful smile we’ve seen in ages. According to her daughter-in-law, she had been waiting 17 years for this moment. You can tell she’s going to make a superb grandmother!
Watch her adorable reaction in the video below, and be sure to share.
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