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Posted: June 01, 2017

At their kindergarten graduation, an adorable duo stole the show with their puppy love

Books and graduation cap on table (stock photo)
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Books and graduation cap on table (stock photo)


By Allie Goolrick,


Two Forest Park, Georgia, families have risen to viral fame after snapping adorable photos of the puppy love shared by their kindergartners.

On Friday, 18-year-old Geornecia Jackson posted a few photos on Twitter of her little sister, 6-year-old Georiah, trading proud photos with her 6-year-old "boyfriend" Nick Hooge.

In the images, the two are dressed up for their graduation ceremony. They beam at each other and pose with the confidence of teens headed to prom.

The post has since been retweeted over 70,000 times, and the internet could not handle the cuteness.

WSB-TV caught up with Georiah's mother, Angela, to ask about the pair's puppy love. Jackson says her daughter and Nick live about 10 minutes apart in the same Forest Park subdivision and they spent the entire graduation ceremony side-by-side. Jackson caught the moment the pair borrowed their teacher's phone to take the photos.

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"She's very fond of Nick and talks about him a lot," Jackson said.

Jackson said her daughter is as confident as she looks in the photos. She said Georiah has an 18-year-old sister and a 16-year-old brother, so she's very mature for her age.

"She's different. Her vocabulary is on a third- or fourth-grade level, and she loves to use big words," Jackson said. "She may not pronounce them right, but she uses them."

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Turns out, Nick is a pretty smooth customer himself: Jackson says the day before the graduation, Georiah told her mom she needed to get her backpack from the car. 

"For what?" Jackson asked her daughter. 

"Because I got a number on a piece of paper," Georiah said. 

Their first date might have to wait about 10 years, but luckily, these two are headed to the same elementary school next year.

For now, the internet has crowned them the world's cutest (kindergarten) couple. 

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