19/02/2014 05:44 GMT | Updated 19/02/2014 05:59 GMT

Little Girl Unwraps Huge Birthday Present... And It's Her Dad, Home From Afghanistan (VIDEO)

This is, as Joshua Carr says on YouTube, the "number one perk of returning from Afghanistan around your 3 year old's birthday".

We particularly love the way his daughter insists on ripping off every last piece of wrapping paper before opening the box - thus (unwittingly) keeping her poor dad in there for as long as possible. Still, it all adds to the - adorable - suspense...

(Via Daily Picks And Flicks)