Monday, 2 November 2015

What is Your Excuse? - 97-year-old woman gets her High School Diploma

A 97-year-old woman has finally received her high school diploma, 79 years after she was supposed to graduate.

Margaret Thome Bekema


Margaret Thome Bekema, who would have walked with the Catholic Central High School class of 1936 in Grand Rapids, Mich., had to drop out in her junior year to care for her cancer-afflicted mother. She later did clerical work for the armed forces and served as a preschool teacher