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People Are Praising 21-Year-Old For Being A Parent To 15-Year-Old

People Are Praising 21-Year-Old For Being A Parent To 15-Year-Old

Hunter, 21, is now a parent to a 15 year old girl. What an incredible young woman!

A TikTok user has been heaped with praise after sharing her story of being a guardian to a 15-year-old, despite only being 21 herself.

The social media user, who goes by the name of Hunter Nelson on the video sharing app, talked of how she is raising a teenager, despite being not far off her age.

And while at first people were wondering how this was logistically possible - even questioning if she had a child at six years old - followers were so impressed with her when they found out Hunter's backstory.

It turns out the 21-year-old had filed for guardianship after both her parents had died.

“So many people in my comments want to know how I had a baby at 6 years old. I will answer that for you. The easy answer to that question is that I did not have a baby when I was six," she said.

"I recently filed for guardianship of my sister because our dad passed away in 2015 and her mum passed away a few months ago.

“And I thought the best way to keep my sister safe, happy and have all her needs and wants met was to move a couple of states over and live with me.”

She shared: “I am 21, I'm a full-time college student and a full-time worker, but I still put Gracie ahead of my own. "Like right now, I'm sitting in my car when all my friends are hanging out because she has practice and I don't want to leave her, which I'm very happy to do.

Hunter explained her guardianship (
TikTok/ @hunterenelson)

"I'm happy to sit here and see how big she's smiling when she comes out [of school] with all her friends.”

Hunter explained that being her sister's guardian was "100 per cent legal", and orchestrated by the court.

“I'm happy that she lives with me and that she's safe," she said.

Responding in the comments, Hunter was flooded with comments from well-wishers impressed with her for taking on such a huge responsibility.

Hunter says she her sister will always come first (
TikTok/ @hunterenelson)

"What a great thing your (sic) doing," someone wrote underneath one of her TikToks. "You will have a bond like no other.

"All the best to you and your sister. Sorry for your losses."

"You are a gift to this earth. A beautiful soul, I am so grateful y’all have each other," said another.

"You are brilliant. I know that out of all this trauma you're going to create the best future for you and your sister."

Featured Image Credit: TikTok

Topics: Life, Parenting