Saturday, August 18, 2018
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Photo of dad walking his son to kindergarten and college goes viral

Charles Brockman III has had his father with him every step of the way, including on his way to school.

The recent high school graduate tweeted out two pictures, one of his father walking him to elementary school and one of his dad helping him move into college with the caption, "From the first day of kindergarten to college move in. Thank you dad."

The Plano, Texas, native took Twitter by storm and his tweet amassed more than a quarter-million likes and thousands of retweets.

He followed up the tweet with another set of photos from years apart, both of him and his father as Charles Brockman III held up medals. According to his Twitter bio, Brockman III is a six-time hurdle champion in the National Junior Olympics. He also will be on the Mississippi State track team, according to the university, and is a highlight of the recruiting class.

Twitter fell in love.

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