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Grandpa And Granddaughter Graduate College Together

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Rene Neira is living proof that age is just a number, especially with a little support from your family.  The 88-year-old recently received a degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio, and he accepted his diploma with his granddaughter (and fellow graduate) Melanie Salazar by his side.  The pair never had a class together but had many lunches and study sessions together.  The graduate, who hopes to work in the nonprofit field now that she’s done with school, said her grandfather’s story proves that you can do anything if you work hard enough.  Read the entire story HERE.



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