Friday, May 23rd, 2008
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Wilma Wynk, 80, poses for pictures on Mother's Day after receiving her high school diploma. A recent amendment to former veterans' legislation now awards diplomas to women who had to quit school to help their families during war times. Wynk is wearing a graduation robe, which also was worn this year by her grandson, Jason Bergman, a member of the 2008 Versailles High School graduating class.
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At 80, Wilma Wynk recalls with bitterness the day her father ended her education and made her a full-time farmhand. "I was 16 and had just finished my sophomore year at Coldwater (High School)," says the Osgood resident. It w . . .
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