105-year-old finally receives diploma from 1935

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A 105-year-old man just received a diploma he earned 83 years ago.

Bill Vogt graduated from San Diego State University in the winter of 1935, but he never received a diploma.  The reason, according to the school, was there were no mid-year graduation ceremonies at the time.  

Vogt went on to serve in the US Navy during World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. 

After discovering the oversight, the university put together a special ceremony for Vogt.  There, he finally received his long-awaited diploma, retro-dated February 1, 1935. 

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