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See How This Professor Helped Out a Single Mother Mid-Lecture

See How This Professor Helped Out a Single Mother Mid-Lecture

One Professor at DeVry University proved that nothing can get in the way of learning — not even the presence of a toddler in class.

Single mother and student at DeVry University, Amanda Obson, discovered that bringing your toddler child to class can result in some much needed and unexpected help.

Professor Joel Bunkowske found himself cradling Little Xavier mid-session after the toddler decided he'd like to be held by Bunkowske.

Obson was initially embarrassed by her toddler's pleas but after witnessing the professor's ease and empathy, she was relieved.

He "was amazing, patient and kind," Obson told ABC News 2 about Bunkowske.

Bunkowske is proof that educators better the world in more ways than one.

Read the full story here.

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