woman receives college degree after 67 years

Just read this cool story Kimiko Nagaoka Mukai, who celebrated her 90th birthday on Saturday night... and received an honorary degree from Seattle Pacific University: Woman, 90, gets degree 67 years late.

Mukai has been attending the school in 1942 (back when the school was called Seattle Pacific College) but her degree plans were interrupted when she was sent into an internment camp, along with with thousands of other Japanese Americans, following the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor.

According to Seattle Pacific President Philip Eaton, presenting the honorary degree after all these years was the school's way of recognizing her ability to overcome adversity. Serious, it's about time!

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