Mother, son earn bachelor's degrees on the same day

Sharonda Love Wilson, who skipped her graduation from Ferris State to attend her son's ceremony at Central Michigan University, got her own surprise.
1:20 | 05/08/19

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Finally tonight here, America strong. A mother and her son. This was the moment everyone was a mother proud of her son. It was his graduation day. But it turned out that mother had skipped her own graduation to come to his. She had earned her degree from ferris state, but instead, wanted to see her son, stephon, graduate at central Michigan university. What she did not know, standing there with her son and his tears, was that stephon's school had learned that she had chosen his graduation over her own. I made a call today when I found this out to the president of ferris state, university. Bit the virtue of the authority vested in me by the state of Michigan and the board of trustees, on behalf of president Isler and ferris state trustees, I confer upon you, Shondra Wilson, the bachelor's degree you have earned, with all rights, privileges pertaining thereto. Please move your tassel from your right to your left. Reporter: Mother and son both earning their bachelors degrees on the same day in the same moment, starting their next chapter together. We love seeing that. Mom deserves her moment, too. I hope to S (Vo) If you want just a little entertainment,

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