Ruby Robinson faced a bittersweet reality as she prepared to receive her degree from Columbia University’s engineering school last week. Ruby’s father, U.S. Army Capt. Keith Robinson, had been stationed in northern Afghanistan for the last six months, and she understood that he would not be able to make it to her commencement ceremony. At least she thought he would not make it. More than 14 hours and multiple flights later, Capt. Robinson arrived in time to hug his daughter after she shook hands with University President Lee Bollinger. Watch this touching moment and four other videos that inspired us this month.
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