A North Carolina mother of five was on a mission Saturday to make it to three of her children's graduations.
Sue Brader started off her day at her daughter Tracy's graduation from medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill at 10 a.m.
After that, the mother of five traveled to her daughter Kristy’s undergraduate commencement at N.C. State at noon. Then she went back to Chapel Hill for her son Bill's undergraduate graduation ceremony.
Brader’s boyfriend, Greg Leighhton, drove her to each ceremony, dropping her off at the door, to help her with her time crunch.
The couple even beat Kristy, who was stuck in traffic, to her own graduation.
"I was stressed just trying to make it to my graduation," Kristy said on Saturday. "So the fact that she's doing (three graduations) -- she's just a saint!"
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