Custodian To Graduate from Columbia University After 19 Years

A Yugoslavian-born custodian at New York's Columbia University will be trading in his uniform for a cap and gown this weekend when he graduates with honors after working on his degree for 12 years. Gac Filipaj, 52, will graduate with a bachelor's degree in classics with honors from Columbia's School of General Studies. "I'm proud and I'm extremely happy," Filipaj told ABC News. It's been a long road for Filipaj who fled to the United States from war-torn Yugoslavia in 1992, leaving behind...Full Story
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