This mother and son are attending the same medical school at the same time

It's not uncommon to have your parent as your teacher. Having your parent as your classmate, however, is a tad more rare — but not for this mother-son duo, Tulsa World reports.

Terresa Miller, a 46-year-old mother of three, always dreamed of attending medical school. She married her husband Mark, a pastor at Sand Springs, Okla.-based Broadway Baptist Church, when she was a junior in college. The couple started their family shortly thereafter and Ms. Miller didn't want to attend medical school while raising children. Instead, she taught high school science for 16 years.

Now that the couple's kids have grown up, Ms. Miller took the plunge and enrolled at Tulsa-based Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences with a focus in pediatrics. She's currently in her fourth year and is set to graduate in May 2017.

But Ms. Miller isn't the only member of the family at OSU Center for Health Sciences. Her oldest child, 23-year-old Cody, is in his first year at the medical school. He's pursuing a five-year dual degree in biomedical science and osteopathic medicine with a focus in emergency medicine and plans to graduate in 2020.

The mother and son say they support each other and love seeing each other's accomplishments. Although they'll graduate at different times, they both hope to find jobs locally.

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