Al Roker isn't ready for his youngest child, Nick, to head off to college, but he's having to get used to the idea.
The star revealed he's struggling to come to terms with the fact the 19-year-old will soon leave their home in New York to go on to further education.
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Taking to Instagram, Al shared snapshots and videos of his fun-filled vacation with Nick and wrote: "I love this kid. Not sure what I’m gonna do when @nickroker155 goes off to #college."
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He was flooded with kind comments from fans who have gone through the same thing as they added: "Change is hard, but you and your wife have given him such a beautiful foundation all of you will do great," and, "Visit often. Start new traditions for a new era."
Al and his wife, Deborah Roberts, were thrilled when they received news at the end of last year that Nick was college-bound after getting two offers from universities.
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In the clip shared on Instagram, from inside their family home, Al and Deborah were both delighted as the 19-year-old shared the update.
Al is on a road trip with his son Nick
Wearing a t-shirt emblazoned with a vaccinated sign, Nick smiled and admitted he was excited at the news as his mom hugged him and dad congratulated him.
The news is made even more special since Nick, who is the youngest of Al's three children, is "somewhere on the (autism) spectrum and maybe obsessive-compulsive," the TV star previously told Guideposts magazine.
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At the time Al added: "But those labels can be frustrating; they don't begin to describe who Nick really is."
Nick is the youngest of Al's three children
Al doesn't deny it can sometimes be hard but that he is continuously admiring his youngest.
"Do I get frustrated with my son sometimes? You bet," Al wrote. "But then I remember my dad, how understanding he was. And Deborah reminds me that I have to show my son not only that I love him but that I like him as well. More than that, I admire him."
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