You saw a lot of very tight hugs at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport on Wednesday.
Many people saw their loved ones for the first time after leaving during a pandemic.
“I miss her and the whole family,” said Francis Norris, who picked up her sister at the airport.
“We’re so big hugging that we miss hugging each other,” said Norris’ sister, Praser McKinnon.
We were also able to see signs of excitement from other families.
Bob Schaefer and his wife are welcoming their daughters from college to their home with hand-decorated posters.
They’re only apart since August, but they still cherish every moment they meet again during these uncertain times.
“I don’t think COVID was kind to many people. I’m relieved that everyone in the United States can reunite and share this experience with their loved ones,” said Bob Schaefer. rice field.
“With COVID and everything, it’s very difficult to see the family itself, and the fact that we can travel again like this and go home after a long time away from college. I feel really great. “
Even if they’re only a few months or more than a year away for a pandemic, they all have a little extra to thank for this Thanksgiving.
“I’m grateful for my family, my health, things are getting better and things are going up,” Norris said.