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This Woman Continued To Take Her Exam In Hospital After Going Into Labour

"This is what you call 'strong priorities'."

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Shanell Brinkley-Chapman, from Atlanta, Georgia, posted this picture of her sister Tommitrise Collins apparently taking her final exam while in labour in hospital last week.

She captioned the photo: "This is what you call 'strong priorities'.

"Contractions 3 minutes apart and still takes her Psychology Test! You are going to be a great Mom baby sis!"

The image quickly went viral and has so far been shared almost 15,000 times.

Brinkley-Chapman later said that her sister had given birth to a baby girl, named Tyler Elise, at the Coliseum Medical Centers.

People commenting on the picture have been overwhelmingly positive, with many saying they had been inspired by the story.

BuzzFeed has reached out to Brinkley-Chapman for more information and will update this post if we hear back.

Fiona Rutherford is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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