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Better late than never

June 4, 2009 5:34:32 AM PDT
It was a long time coming, but Clarence Marschall now has his high school diploma.

The 87-year-old World War II vet was honored this week along with nearly 300 graduating seniors at Wisconsin's Wausau East High.

Marschall dropped out before being drafted during the war and fought in Europe.

Every year, Marschall would visit Wausau area schools to talk about surviving the Battle of the Bulge and his other war experiences.

Marschall says he was stunned and speechless when he learned he'd finally be getting his high school diploma.

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