Photos of Dad walking son to kindergarten and college go viral: "Thank you, Dad"

In the first photo, the boy barely reaches his dad's elbow. In the second, the two are nearly the same height.

A Texas father and son are social media stars after the latter posted side-by-side photographs on Twitter – one shows his pop walking him to kindergarten. The other shows Charles Brockman II and Charles Brockman III walking into Mississippi State.

Sweet photos of Dad walking son to kindergarten and college go viral
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Sweet photos of Dad walking son to kindergarten and college go viral

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"It was sad for me, just knowing that time had flown by so fast," the 55-year-old father told Wednesday night.

"It's just been a really fun experience," said his smiling son.

The pair lugged the younger Brockman's stuff into his freshman dorm last week.

The 17-year-old posted the now-viral images in a tweet that read: "From the first day of kindergarten to college move in. Thank you, dad."

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So far, the post has received more than 250,000 likes.

"It's just amazing," the teen said. "I really loved seeing the nice comments.

"It made me feel really happy to see I could brighten somebody's day with that tweet," he said.

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