posted on Mar, 5 2013 @ 10:42 AM
A 106-year-old Massachusetts man who had to drop out of school before the ninth grade to support his mother and five siblings has finally earned
his high school diploma.
Fred Butler was awarded his honorary diploma Monday during an emotional ceremony attended by school officials and Beverly Mayor Bill Scanlon.
Butler thanked "everybody who is responsible for this."
The lack of diploma did not hold him back.
After all he accomplished, he still went back
Not sure I would have
My Granny had about a 3rd grade education and she was the finest woman on the planet. While I value education, it is certainly not the end all
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