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Professor Watches Single Mom's Kids During Final Exam

This Sweet Professor Looked After His Student's Kids While She Took Her Final

When single mother and Army ROTC student Monica Romero learned that her babysitter canceled on the day of her final exam, her friend suggested she bring her two kids with her. According to BuzzFeed, the 28-year-old moved to Kentucky from South Korea (where she had served) and is now at the University of Louisville to finish her bachelor's degree and become an army officer.

Monica planned weeks in advance for a babysitter to watch the kids on the night of her military history final. But when she found herself without anyone to watch them at the last minute, she brought them with her as well as a laptop and tablet to keep them busy in the hallway. But her worries came true and it was difficult to keep them quiet for very long. Instead of asking Monica to leave, her professor, Dr. Daniel Krebs, kindly told her, "Go take your test. I'll take care of this."

While Monica finished her exam, he stayed out in the hall and played with them. If that doesn't earn Dr. Krebs a professor of the year title, we're not sure what would. See the post that Monica's friend shared on Facebook that captured the heartwarming gesture perfectly.


Witnessed one of the most caring gestures of my college career tonight. As a friend of mine was preparing to take our...
Posted by Victoria Henry on Wednesday, December 2, 2015

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