'He's always there for me': Senior shares emotional home graduation with dad battling cancer

"If we would have had a regular graduation, my daddy probably wouldn't have been able to make it."


A student and her sick father got to celebrate one of the greatest milestones of her life together thanks to family and friends who brought her graduation ceremony to the family's front lawn.

Kenyette Edwards and her father, Kenyatta Edwards, don't just share similar names -- they share "this bond that can't be broken," according to Kenyette. Kenyatta is currently battling stage 4 lung cancer and is living at home in hospice, which would have made it difficult for him to attend a public graduation. So the family hosted a home graduation, making it possible for this father-daughter duo to share the emotional landmark moment.

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