NEW YORK- Age does not come in your way when you really want to seek education, this has been proved by 103-year-old lady who finally managed to acquire the high school diploma.
The old lady belonged to the US state Wisconsin told that she had to leave the school 90 years ago because high school was distant from her home.
Nevertheless at the age of 103, she succeeded in acquiring the school diploma which is equivalent to intermediate in Pakistan.
Marie Hunt, the old lady tells her story that she was born in 1911 and at that time kids had to cover the distance of 6 miles to go to High school. She had to abandon her education as she used to look after her younger siblings.
When she showed regret for not completing her education, her nurse contacted the local school to make her dream true.
After receiving the diploma, Hunt said, “I always dreamed about it and after 90 years I achieved what I wanted”.
“This diploma made my life successful”, she further added.
Now she has started seeing another dream, which is to seek more education and using her own words it is likely that she may get a degree from college also.
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