A photo of a college graduate and her service dog at the Saturday convocation ceremony of the College of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, was recently posted to Reddit.
"The girl and the dog received the loudest applause hands down. Very adorable," Redditor tcjones54 wrote.
The young woman and her dog were dressed in matching caps and gowns.
The photo quickly went viral.
The woman in the photo, Redditor f3b14, then posted her own photo of graduation day.
"He loved it! He loved all the attention too! When we were walking outside to reunite with my family, we were stopped every 10 feet for pictures by random people that loved his cap and gown! He was like a celebrity! I think he realized it was a special day!"
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