After losing her son in a car accident, a Chicago mom accepted his diploma in his honor.

It was a tragic car accident that took place following Aaron's high school prom, just days before graduation. Aaron's mother, Kaye Jackson decided to walk in his place at his high school graduation.

ABC News reports that on May 16th, Aaron Dunigan, a high school football stand out, was riding in the passenger seat of a car with two other teens on their way home from an after-prom party on May 16. The teens veered into oncoming traffic and collided with another car, killing both Dunigan and the 56-year-old driver of the other vehicle. A third passenger in the backseat with the teens was injured.

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