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WWII vet receives his high school diploma 71 years after getting drated

Just a few months before his high school graduation in 1945, Abner Simon was drafted into the U.S. Armed Forces to fight in World War II. Finally, after 71 years, Simon has received his high school diploma. Simon, now 89 years old, stopped by the Orangefield Independent School District in Texas on Friday to get a copy of his transcript, which revealed that officials had actually marked Simon as a graduate in 1945.
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