Congrats, Karl. What a moment.
Karl’s father said he was overwhelmed with emotion for his son, mentioning the sacrifices his whole family has made to get Karl to this point.
His mom said her only advice to Karl tonight was “just give them your smiles”:
Finally, the picture that should go on a poster in the Joe Craft Center:
In the media room, Karl told reporters “I’m just so blessed to be in this position to be able to give back to my parents.”
– Tyler Thompson (@MrsTylerKSR) June 25, 2015