This Guy Missed His Graduation Because Of A Delayed Train, So He Had An Impromptu Ceremony On The Subway Instead

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While most people were graduating in football stadiums and convention centers, this student had his ceremony on a New York subway. And it was just as awesome (and weird) as it sounds.

When Jerich Alcantara of Hunter College realized he was going to miss his graduation because of the severely-delayed E train (which was three hours late), he decided to surprise disgruntled onlookers by having his graduation ceremony right then and there.

It was probably the most New York thing in the world, tbh.

He seriously went all out — not only were they playing Green Day’s “Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life)”, he also airdropped his diploma so passengers could see.

Even his own college recognized the impromptu ceremony, so you know it’s legit.

We swear we’ve heard this story before, though… right?

He is legitimately living in a TV show, and how could you not root for this guy? Everything about this is feel-good.

I’m not the only one getting emotional, right?

I’m not crying, you’re crying. TC mark

Callie Byrnes

Callie is a professional Thought Catalog blogger by day and an amateur Tumblr blogger by night.

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