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Steve Lopez is a California native who has been an L.A. Times columnist since 2001. He has won more than a dozen national journalism awards ...

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Willpower, wisdom fuel nonagenarian's quest for a degree

Willpower, wisdom fuel nonagenarian's quest for a degree

May 27, 2015

This is graduation season, and there are lots of good tales of perseverance out there. But it would be hard to top the story of Doreetha Daniels.

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