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Grandfather Says: Grandmother’s College Graduation

Original oil painting by: Grandfather’s wife

Grandfather remembers when grandmother went to college.

Grandfather graduated in 1957 but Grandmother didn’t finish until 1974, age 40.

Each of us was raised in a working class, bible-believing family and it didn’t occur to us to get Grandmother a college education, at first.

Anyway, here she is:

Through at last!

Husband, five kids and a dairy heifer to tend to.


About the Author: RD Blakeslee is an octogenarian from West Virginia who built his net worth by only investing in that which can be enjoyed during acquisition and throughout life, as opposed to papers in a drawer, like stocks and bonds. You can read more about him here.

Photos: Courtesy of the Blakeslee Family

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