A 96-Year-Old Mexican Woman Fulfils her Dream of Going to High School

A 96 year-old woman goes to high school

Guadalupe Palacios is different from all the other students in her high school class in Mexico. It is not only because of her grey hair, or her deeply creased skin or her 96 years. Guadalupe is the most enthusiastic student in the class. She plans to live out her dream of finishing high school by her 100th birthday.

School uniform

Guadalupe feels ready to give her. She had her first day of high school recently in the southern state of Chiapas, Mexico. Just like the other students, she wears the school uniform of a white polo shirt with a black skirt and gives it her own personal touch: a pink sweater.

Dona Lupita

She is affectionately known as “Dona Lupita.” She...

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