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Korean War veteran receives his high school diploma, 60+ years later

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Source: WBIR, Charles Dossett received his diploma Friday, 60+ years since he was last in high school as a student. Source: WBIR, Charles Dossett received his diploma Friday, 60+ years since he was last in high school as a student.

(WBIR - Maryville) Charles Dossett always stressed education to his kids, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

However, he never had a high school degree of his own.

"I just want to get it over with -- sooner the better, I guess," he told 10News Thursday-- one day before finally receiving his diploma.

He left high school to serve in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. The Airman First Class finished his work for a GED, but never sent his paperwork to actually receive his diploma.

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