These Soldier-Daddies Meeting Their Babies For The First Time Will Melt Your Heart

Soldiers often have very little time to spend with their families. Hence, when these soldiers, who have become fathers while they were away, meet their offspring, the emotions run free and wild. These photos of soldier-daddies meeting their kids for the first time will surely make you cry.

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War is never kind to anyone. It is brutal not only to the losing side, but even the winning side has to deal with the grief of losing many of their brave soldiers.

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War often leaves the best of the men with permanent injuries. The loss of a limb can be a pretty painful experience both physically and emotionally even for these hardened warriors.

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Though injuries can be addressed, often these soldiers suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), which can significantly erode the quality of life.

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Even during the war maneuvers, soldiers can get stressed owing to prolonged skirmishes and patrolling that leaves a permanent mark on the hearts and minds of these brave soldiers.

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It is during these trying times that soldiers often console themselves with the thoughts of people back home.

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It is the expectation of seeing a newborn son or daughter that not only gives hope amidst despair, but even courage to trudge on.

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These soldiers are stationed for prolonged periods of time in remote locations and only a few moments of communication is all they get with their families.

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Interestingly, there is no such thing as peacetime for a soldier. Be it peacetime missions or humanitarian operations, a soldier is the one who guards the forward posts with diligence and bravery. But the sight of a newborn is enough to melt even the toughest of warriors.

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Soldiers often have to leave their pregnant wives to answer the call of duty. Undoubtedly, this is by far the toughest choice that a soldier has to make. But soldiers make it in a blink of an eye, owing to the pledge they have taken to serve the country and protect it from any threat, be it foreign or domestic.

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