70-year-old woman graduates from Pellissippi State

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — One woman is showing that you don’t have to be fresh out of high school to get a college degree.

Seventy-year-old Deborah Bonds just graduated from Pellissippi State Community College.

She says she’s always dreamed of going to college, but back in the 1960s her parents wouldn’t let her go back to her Alabama high school for her junior year, because it was going to be integrated.

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