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Never Too Late: Sisters, 77 And 95, Join 92-Year-Old Brother In Earning High School Diplomas In 2020

Two sisters, ages 77 and 95, watched as people — including plenty of grandkids — drove by Cache Valley Assisted Living on Monday morning to celebrate their newly earned high school diplomas.“I wanted to graduate, so I did,” said Wilma Falslev Degn, who turns 96 in January.

Degn recently completed a civics test and became the third of her siblings to earn a diploma from Cache High School this year. Because anti-coronavirus precautions didn’t allow a more routine party, Cache Valley Assisted Living hosted a drive-through party so people could congratulate Degn. Read the rest of the story on

This story is made possible thanks to a community reporting partnership between The Herald Journal and Utah Public Radio.