Family members reunite for the holiday, some for the first time

- The waiting game…

"This has got to be it, here we go."

Means more...

"I think I... yeah I see her."

On Thanksgiving.


"How was your flight?"

"Oh perfect."

"Oh it's so good to see both of you."

Mothers and sons back together.

"It is a tradition. We have always gotten together for Thanksgiving."

"We are getting together with friends for Thanksgiving, a pretty big group of us. We are going to play a lot of golf and have fun at the beach."

For some, it's an even bigger deal than a hello..

"First time he has seen me."

"This is Flynn, my grandson."

"Been a long time, I didn't know if it would ever happen."

Flynn is seven weeks old, and Rick Vetrick, from Cleveland, could only do one trip in such a short period, so he waited for the holiday.

Ashley Stevenson, Rick’s daughter, said, "I am biting my cheeks trying not to cry because this is the coolest thing ever. I am his only child and I plan on him being my only child, so this is just amazing."

Flynn comes at the perfect time for Rick, who needs new reasons to be thankful this year.

"Yeah, I lost my job."

"Plant closure."

"I work for a company that built battery chargers. We built them from the ground up. Now they come in from China already built."

On Thanksgiving, though, for just a day, certain realities fade, in favor of what's really important.

"That'll be number one, the top of the chart, this is awesome."

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