Because she didn’t have anyone to watch her baby for her, an Israeli college student was faced with an awkward decision: miss class or bring her young son to a lecture with her.
She opted for the latter, and all appeared to be well until the little one started fussing a bit too much.
The embarrassed student stood up to leave, hoping to sneak out before further disturbing her classmates, but was stopped by her professor.
The professor offered to hold her crying child for her.
The child quieted down in the lecturer’s arms as the man continued to teach at the front of the classroom.
The mom was able to finish the class, the child was happy, and a photo of the prof holding the tyke went viral on Imgur, quickly racking up more than 1 million views.
Comments on the “notoriously snarky” site revealed a softer side of the Internet, with most of them praising the professor’s sweet gesture.
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