Impromptu graduation held for new mom who missed Montclair State University ceremony after child's birth

Kianda Wilchcombe was supposed to join her classmates at the Montclair State University graduation ceremony on Tuesday. However, she gave birth to her child two weeks early and wound up missing the festivities.

News 12 Staff

May 24, 2023, 12:45 AM

Updated 389 days ago

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The staff at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center held an impromptu graduation ceremony for a new mother.
Kianda Wilchcombe was supposed to join her classmates at the Montclair State University graduation ceremony on Tuesday.
However, she gave birth to her child two weeks early and wound up missing the festivities.
Staffers at the medical center said they didn't want her to miss out on her big day, so they brought the celebration to her instead.


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