It really does happen in the blink of an eye.
A college freshman from Plano, Texas, showed gratitude to his dad's support throughout the years with a now-viral tweet.
Charles Brockman III tweeted a side-by-side comparison of his first day of kindergarten and of his college move in day, all with his dad right by his side.
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Brockman tweeted the picture over the weekend, and it’s since garnered 61 thousand retweets with more than 256,000 likes.
From the first day of kindergarten to college move in. Thank you dad. pic.twitter.com/IpbudBIgdp— Charles Brockman III (@TheOnlyCharlesB) August 13, 2017
Brockman is a freshman at Mississippi State University, according to his Twitter page.