October 2, 2015 3:53 PM EDT

A Virginia couple is going viral after the wife secretly filmed her husband’s emotional reaction to the news that she is pregnant.

Dana Griffin-Graves had the camera rolling when she told Arkell to look in the oven, where he found ultrasound pictures next to a bag of buns and then broke down. The couple told ABC 8 News-WRIC that they have been struggling to have a child for 17 years — enduring four miscarriages and a stillborn. Now, Dana is five-months pregnant.


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