News.com.au 2014.05.26 03:39
A 99-YEAR-OLD Maine woman has graduated from college 75 years after a $US5
($A5.41) fee kept her from getting her diploma on time.
Beal College in Bangor awarded Jessie White her degree during a special
ceremony on Friday hosted by Alan Stehle, the college's president.
White told ABC News that the special ceremony was wonderful and a lot of
White was supposed to graduate in 1939, but couldn't afford the $5
DIPLOMA, PREDICAMENT, DEGREE, JESSIE, POLIO, MAINE, Stehle, White, USA