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90-Year Old Gets High School Diploma

90-Year Old Gets High School Diploma

Posted - Jun. 3, 2004 at 5:41 p.m.



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(KSL News) -- Among the sea of young graduates receiving diplomas today was a much older grad with 90 years worth of wisdom.

Jordan High School awarded Ruth Hogan Parry her high school diploma today.

90-Year Old Gets High School Diploma

The Bluffdale woman should have graduated in 1933, but the school closed down in March that year, due to lack of funds.

Parry couldn't attend the next year because she got married and was starting a family.

12 children and 71 years later, she's officially graduated, alongside 671 teenagers.

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