A mother captured the moment her nine-month-old son saw his father for the first time with his new glasses.
The greeting was made all the more special because US Air Force captain Brandon Caldwell was returning from a two-month deployment to Antarctica, and was worried young Reagan might not remember him.
Reagan’s mother, Amanda, filmed as her husband sang “patty-cake” with their son, who she told ABC7 was “loving having daddy back home”. The family lives in upstate New York.
She added: “This was the hardest deployment yet by far and you can see how hard it was