Picture of Texas father walking son to kindergarten, college goes viral

Charles Brockman has come a long way since the first day of kindergarten. But he wasn’t alone. 

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A pair of pictures showing Brockman, who is from Plano, being walked to the first day of kindergarten and then college by his father have gone viral and drawn a strong emotional response from Twitter users. The picture, tweeted out by Brockman on Aug. 13, has since garnered some 60,000 retweets and nearly 300,000 likes. 

But the first day of school wasn’t all Brockman’s father was there for. Brockman, who according to his Twitter profile is a junior Olympic hurdle champion and set for Mississippi State track team this fall, later tweeted out a pair of pictures showing his dad was also present for award season. 

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