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IN People ON 04 Nov, 2015
Margaret Thome Bekema, 97, couldn't graduate from Grand Rapids Catholic Central High in 1936 like everyone else in her batch did. She was forced to quit her schooling midway to take care of her cancer-stricken mother and her siblings. Since, she was the eldest she had to take over the family but even during her high school years, she was a fun-loving kid with lots of friends. Now, 79 years later, she has received her diploma and she couldn't be happier.
But finally she has got what she deserved for 79 years now.