WWII veteran graduates college at 96

Bob Barger, a 96-year-old former Navy pilot, is graduating from the University of Toledo.
2:14 | 05/04/18

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I never thought I'd live to see those she. This chapter in Bob's life started after he struck up a friendship with Iran's gun barring okay we can do that. The head of military and veteran affairs at the University of Toledo always has witty quick kind of speed always is a joke and always is there to greet you with a smile. I don't watch. Over dinner one night draws asked Bob worry graduated from. Bob city stop school to focus on work and family. Not long after that conversation. The search for Bob's records at UT started we are able to retrieve his. Transcripts from the archives irrational micro each cameras were rolling when Bob got the official word you're gonna gradually his name. Yeah yeah. And if all this is an impressive enough we caught up with Bob and Ottawa park today Wally hit the links. All Bob. And he's still active in the league. Three. Hikers still kept from park welcomed. But I can't if the ball 300 yards that I play was some guys that do. Now back to that diploma. Just where Willie put it. Right next to something else that was a big part of his life. Shall be of my room with. My bedroom the you're judges good for what I've been given naval creator. And Bob plans to walk on to the stage to get the diploma just. It won't work verbal the other do you go back at us with one of his friends will be by his side to help make that happen. So I'll be there in my in my choker whites to last or my good friend. Bob up on the stage to give us the moment it's a real honor to do that so while his golf game may not be what it once one is. World when it comes to the game of life Bob archer is a true hero and a winner at all at the burden on poor. This old world would be worth living and if you didn't have friends and family. And have been very very fortunate in that.

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