American has received a diploma of graduation at the age of 97
A world war II veteran Charles Lucci does not exclude that can go to College.
TASS, July 17. American world war II veteran Charles Lucci of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) received a diploma of graduation at the age of 97 years, reported Monday to the Associated Press (AP).
97-year-old war veteran finally gets high school diploma. https://t.co/mjb0BMuoAN pic.twitter.com/WTGcLby5nT
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Luzzi, was forced to drop out in high school, to provide for his family. During the Second world war he was drafted into the army, fought, was awarded two medals “Purple heart” and four medals “Bronze star”.
However, to complete the schooling veteran could only many decades later.
Honorary diploma was made possible thanks to the support of the family. “We are happy that the dream of his life come true” — the words of his daughter, the ABC.
He Luzzi now does not exclude that can go to College. “I could do this, because other things I have,” he commented.