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Mom and son earn college degrees on same day

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A Michigan mother was in a bit of a jam when her own college graduation was at the same time as her son’s graduation in a different city.         

Sharonda Wilson did what most mothers would have done and decided to skip her own ceremony to be there for her son’s proud moment.

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Her son’s school and her own school got wind of  the predicament and came up with a better idea.

Mom and son walked across the stage together at Central Michigan Univerity to accept their degrees.

Stephan Wilson said being able to graduate alongside his mom made the already monumental day even more memorable.
 

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