Family holds a medical school graduation ceremony in their living room

One family found a way to celebrate their son’s graduation from medical school by live streaming a party in their living room. Trent Johnson Jr. recently graduated from the Ohio State University College of Medicine. With the coronavirus pandemic canceling every event the family got creative with a way to celebrate him.

"I was in shock... I actually went into my room, and I cried," Johnson told the station, adding that he is the first man in his family to graduate, and the first person in the family with a medical doctorate degree.

His family ordered “2020” balloons, confetti, noisemakers and other party supplies to have the ceremony in their home.

“Excuse me as I walk across this living room. My parents are sounding off 50 million sirens because this degree is theirs as well,” Johnson wrote on Twitter.

This story was originally published by FOX 10

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