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Memories that can't be erased
June 14th, 2014
09:05 PM ET

Memories that can't be erased

By CNN's Susan Garraty

He needed permission from his parents, and they would not give it to him. Always a distinguished scholar, he skipped a grade in elementary school so he turned seventeen his senior year of high school in 1942. For months he pestered his father and the answer was the same: wait and go to college – you’re too young.
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