93-year-old Finally Gets High School Diploma

Tue, 03/29/2016

In case you’ve ever wondered whether it’s too late to go back to school and complete or further your education, it’s not. 93-year-old Dorothy Huston finally receiver diploma from North High School in Akron, Ohio. In 1942, when she was a senior, Huston was expelled after it was discovered she’d secretly married husband John after he was called into the Air Corps in World War II. Huston went on to have five children and serve as a mentor for young people. After being contacted by Huston’s daughter, the school agreed to award her a diploma and expressed regret over the way the former student had been treated. So on March 9th, 2016, to celebrate her 93rd birthday, the grandmother was photographed receiving her diploma, a mere 74 years later.

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