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Never too old: 96-year-old graduates from university with honours

Six weeks shy of his 97th birthday, Giuseppe Paterno fulfilled the dream of a lifetime: a university degree.

“Don’t get lost because you find obstacles — because there will always be obstacles,” Paterno told reporters after he graduated with honours from the University of Palermo, where he received a degree in history and philosophy.

  • Elisabetta Povoledo
  • Brisbane Times

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