High school graduation ceremony held in hospice so mother could attend


Most parents dream of seeing their children graduate from high school, but for one Robeson County mother, making it to the ceremony would be impossible.

So Public Schools of Robeson County made it happen, even when many told her she might not see the day.

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Jaden Allen and David Burns wanted one person to see them graduate from Purnell Swett High School, their mom and step mom, respectively.

“She’s my best friend she means the whole world to me,” Allen said.

“Danielle’s has always been a mother to me and I just look up to her a lot,” Burns said.

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