More than 2,000 people — and one dog — graduated from Idaho State University this week. Cletus, a service dog, walked the stage at commencement to accept a posthumous degree on behalf of his late owner, Josh Kelly, who passed away in February, according to Yahoo Shine.
Kelly, who died at the age of 38 of complications from epilepsy, was a part-time student at ISU for several years and was working to complete a Bachelor of Science degree. To honor his hard work, Josh's father, Terrell Kelly, and loyal companion, Cletus, stood in his stead at the May 10 graduation ceremony and accepted his diploma.
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