Teen Years

There’s one photo in this high school yearbook that is guaranteed to make you cry

Ah, yearbooks. The one thing we have to remind ourselves of our dodgey hairstyles and cringe-worthy quotes we thought were cool at the time. 

But this yearbook is different.

This one has a very special photo inside that has, honestly, made us cry it's that sweet.

Students at Stafford High School in Falmouth, Virginia were no doubt surprised when they opened their new books to see a very adorable looking dog peeping up at them. 

But the reason the gorgeous pooch is there is incredibly special. 

Alpha is a service dog for Andrew 'AJ' Schalk, a pupil at Stafford High, according to Buzzfeed News The 16-year-old has Type 1 diabetes, and Alpha is there to let him know when his blood sugar levels are too high or too low. 

The teenager has been bringing the dog to school since last year, and approached the yearbook committee to see if they would include Alpha in the book, and we are so delighted they did!

"I just brought him with me when I got my yearbook picture taken," AJ told Buzzfeed News.

"The only thing they changed was the camera height. They just had to lower it a little haha."

The pooch no doubt brings a lot of happiness to the school, just like he brought to Twitter…

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