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Judge allows inmate to meet 1-month-old son for the first time


A Kentucky courtroom was moved to tears when a judge, whose gone viral in the past two weeks for her compassion, allowed a burglary suspect to meet his newborn son for the first time as she looked on from the bench.

James Roeder and his wife, Ashley Roeder, are both charged as co-defendants in the same burglary have been ordered not to have contact with each other.

While they were separated, Ashley gave birth to their child, who is now one month old.

Judge Amber Wolf described the somber moment as, "probably one of the best things I've ever done."

WATCH: Judge let's inmate meet his 1-month-old son in court

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