99-Year-Old Graduates College After Nearly Seven Decades

Jessie Jones White receives diploma from Beal College 75 years later.
1:46 | 05/24/14

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Jesse Jones YE enrolled at deal college in 1939. Friday 75 years later she finally received tickets -- -- -- -- -- -- -- About -- native Jesse longed for an education pursuing a degree instead not -- and bookkeeping. So with 500 dollars from her uncle she set out to -- herself an honest living. Still he is to get a job because they wouldn't hire me because I was on crutches. And finally this and I think this man easily -- on the viewing experience. And I sent hammerhead and getting experience to know when you give me a chance Saddam Hussein and his bride of ideology and so -- -- mean for than on. A good job -- Struck with -- -- -- just eighteen months of age -- has spent nearly all of her 99 years disabled facing countless challenges she didn't. Go to school at the time we want is socially tolerant. Handicaps as we -- but she persevered to select phones perseverance. Then -- stopped short of not finalizing her degree heat by a transcript fee of five dollars. -- want to pay Jesse's balance on her account and program -- special. Recognizing her accomplishments. Even if it took more than seven decades to achieve. Now she can feel really good -- -- she knew she did it but now the sixth time in her hands. It -- that she never give up. Because they say you know and we give openly cool. So I don't and can -- Good student in.

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