Professor holds student's baby after he failed to get a babysitter

Professor holds student's baby after he failed to get a babysitter

- A photo has gone viral which showed a professor holding a baby while he teached

- It has since been revealed one of his students was the baby's dad

- The young man could not get a babysitter for his daughter, so, he had to bring her to class

- The professor offered to hold her so that he could focus on his work

PAY ATTENTION: Click "See first" under the "Following" tab to see Briefly news on your News Feed!

Juggling work, varsity and a family can be tiring - that's why so many people drop out of college when hey become parents.

But, getting a quality education is the best thing you can do for your child. Wayne Hayer is a dad who wants to give his little girl the best, so, despite being a young father, he is continuing his studies.

However, it's not always easy. Hayer was forced to take his baby girl to class with him because he could not find a babysitter.

According to CNN, midterms were fast approaching and Hayer did not want skip on algebra class at Morehouse College on Friday.

READ ALSO: Only in SA: Taxi driver gets arrested, cop drives passengers to rank

PAY ATTENTION: Save mobile data with FreeBasics: Briefly is now available on the app

Hayer could not find a sitter for his five-month-old baby girl, Assata, and had no choice but to take her with him.

Briefly.co.za gathered he arrived at class and explained his situation to his professor, Nathan Alexander. Instead of biting his head off and telling him to go home, the amazing professor offered to help.

They strapped the little girl to Alexander's chest and he taught the rest of his class while holding the baby, giving Hayer the opportunity to focus on his work.

A photo of the professor's kind gesture was shared on social media and it went viral, gathering nothing but praise from people worldwide.

Twitter user @jolenta commented: "This made me cry! This seemingly small gesture speaks volumes about the kind of person you must be."

Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!

Source: Briefly.co.za

Related news
History post: Makhaya Ntini becomes the first black SA test cricketer

On this day: Ntini makes history as first black test SA cricketer

History post: Makhaya Ntini becomes the first black SA test cricketer
Briefly.co.za
Mailfire view pixel