I Lets Go To School

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    Not Healthy? Want To Go To School Part -3

    Martha Mason: A polio victim enjoys boundless curiosity Martha Mason graduated valedictorian of her high school and earned two college degrees at the top of the class—all while living her life in an iron lung. Paralyzed by polio at age 11 in 1948 and confined 23 hours a day in...
    Evangeline1985 Evangeline1985
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    Jun 11, 2013

    Want To Go To School? Part -2

    Gac Filipaj: A janitor graduates with honors Gac Filipaj has long been a regular on Columbia University’s New York City campus, and not just as an undergraduate hustling to his next lecture. For nearly two decades, the Yugoslav native has mopped floors and emptied garbage cans...
    Evangeline1985 Evangeline1985
    26-30
    Jun 11, 2013

    Want To Go To School ? Part -4

    Jacob Atem: A refugee orphan opens a clinic In 2012, Jacob Atem opened the first medical clinic in Maar, South Sudan. “Health care was desperately needed in the village, because there was nothing at all,” he said. It was especially personal for Atem: At age six, after his...
    Evangeline1985 Evangeline1985
    26-30
    Jun 11, 2013
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