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94 Year Old Graduates High School, 78 years later
Date: Jun 3rd, 2014 1:11pm

Author:

Greta Erickson

Westford Academy in Westford, Mass.,will be graduating its oldest student on June 6. Genevieve Johnson will be celebrating her high school graduation at age 94. Seventy eight years ago Johnson dropped out of high school to help support her family during the Great Depression. Now she is determined to finish her high school education. Genevieve has become the talk of the school and fellow students love to interact with her. She stresses to her new high school friends the importance of an education and encourages them to stay in school. This Boston Globe article explains Genevieve's story.

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