ODENTON, Md. — A video shot by a Maryland woman who surprised her Marine husband after he served a year in Afghanistan has more than 1 million views on YouTube and counting.

Sara Taylor of Odenton shot the video Nov. 6, when her husband arrived to California’s Camp Pendleton from Afghanistan. Taylor flew to the base as a surprise, and says her husband, 31-year-old Fort Taylor, didn’t expect to see her until Thanksgiving.

The now-viral video shows Sara Taylor sneaking up behind her husband soon after he lands. When he finally spots her, he puts his hand over his eyes and begins sobbing.

Another soldier grabs the camera and films as the Taylors hug and kiss, reunited after what they say is the longest year of their lives.

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