And, like this emotional footage of a teenage babysitter with the voice of a Disney princess, the video is pulling on heartstrings around the globe.
But that didn’t stop her from graduating high school — with honors! — and proudly marching across that stage.
However, Natalie knew she couldn’t accept her diploma without her biggest inspiration: her 3-year-old daughter.
In the video, Natalie’s mom is seen bringing the toddler up to the stage as Natalie crosses to scoop her up.
The two then make their way across the stage to accept Natalie’s diploma, inspiring millions online with every proud step.
In the comments, a touched user wrote, “She was on that journey with you. It’s only fitting that she be up there with you.”
To this, the young mom replied, “Yes exactly. She was my motivation to graduate and I did it with honor roll.”
‘I don’t even know you and I’m so beyond proud of you’
Comments came pouring in, congratulating Natalie not only for her amazing accomplishments but for helping young women everywhere to realize their potential.
“You’re setting an incredible example for your daughter. She’s going to grow up knowing she’s loved and she can do anything she sets her mind to,” one user wrote.
“Beautiful. Seriously makes me tear up! Good job mama!” another user commented.
“Omg the struggles you have been through as a mom and student, you really are a queen,” wrote another user.
“And this is just the beginning of your greatness. Baby girl has one hell of a role model,” commented another user.
“I don’t even know you and I’m so beyond proud of you,” one user wrote.
“Yasss queen, this is an inspiration to a lot of young moms who think they can’t do it. Keep it up,” wrote another user.
To this, Natalie replied, “Yes!!! That’s my goal. You can do anything in this life if you stay determined.”
Hopefully Natalie and Rylah will continue inspiring young moms everywhere to pursue their dreams and never give up.
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