87-Year-Old Graduate Shares Life Lesson At 87, Clarence Garrett is the oldest graduate in the history of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. After nearly 50 years in the making, he earned his bachelor's degree from the College of Letters and Science.
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87-Year-Old Graduate Shares Life Lesson

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At 87, Clarence Garrett completed his studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Courtesy Kristin Catalano hide caption

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At 87, Clarence Garrett is the oldest graduate in the history of the University of Wisconsin -Milwaukee.

After nearly 50 years in the making, he earned his bachelor's degree from the College of Letters and Science.

Farai Chideya talks with Garrett about his life-long quest for a college degree.