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Trucker dad 'baby-sits' daughter's doll, photos go viral
Never underestimate the value of a good baby sitter. Or in this case, doll sitter. - photo by Jessica Ivins
KANSAS Never underestimate the value of a good baby sitter.

Or in this case, doll sitter.

Nine-year-old Joselyn McCain takes her beloved doll, Abbie, everywhere she goes. But just like every good mother, Joselyn decided she needed some time away from her baby. So she turned to her trucker dad, Trent McCain, for some baby-sitting help.

Appealing to her dads soft side, Joselyn assured him that Abbie had one wish: To go trucking with her grandpa, McCain wrote on his Facebook page.

Well, being the good Grandpa I agreed to take her, McCain wrote.

Abbies grandpa decided it was his duty to show her a good time, and what better way to prove your baby-sitting skills than to take photos?

We decided to have a little fun and post pictures of our travels, McCain wrote. I didnt want Joselyn thinking I threw Abbie in the sleeper and forgot about her.

In one photo, McCain proved his attention to safety by buckling Abbie into her seat in his truck. Another photo shows Abbie enjoying some Coke and a Slim Jim though Joselyn didnt exactly approve of the snack choice.

I informed her that Abbie ate what I ate and didnt complain, McCain wrote. Hopefully she took note of this.

It wasnt all fun and games for Abbie grandpa put her to work loading corn and wheat from the family farm into the truck. Abbie even got some bonus time with her great-grandpa, McCains father.

All the while, Joselyn monitored Abbies adventures and sent instructions through Facebook, according to McCain.

Joselyn wasnt the only one following Abbie and grandpas outing. McCains Facebook album has over 210,000 reactions, 90,000 shares and 24,000 comments.

We really had no intention of this getting past our neighborhood, McCain told BuzzFeed News. We didnt do it for publicity, we did it because I love my daughter and she asked me to.

McCain told BuzzFeed that Jocelyn has read some of the comments her story has generated, and shes been blown away by Abbies newfound fame. The family has shared a few more Abbie/Grandpa adventures since the initial baby-sitting date, but McCains wife, Jody, says their baby-sitting days may be coming to an end at least for the time being.

Im afraid Abbies adventures are becoming a bit overwhelming, she told BuzzFeed. She may just stay out of the public eye for a while.