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Service Dog Arrives At College Graduation In Cap And Gown, Becomes A Celebrity

 
Service Dog Arrives At College Graduation In Cap And Gown, Becomes A Celebrity
Posted May 17th, 2013 @ 11:19am

A young woman and her service dog caused quite a stir over the weekend when they both showed up to her college graduation ceremony dressed in matching caps and gowns.

On Sunday, this photograph -- which shows the graduate at the side of the stage in a wheelchair accompanied by her pooch -- went viral after it was posted online by Redditor tcjones54.

"The girl and the dog received the loudest applause hands down. Very adorable," tcjones54 wrote.

According to posts on Reddit, the photo was taken at the Saturday convocation ceremony of the College of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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