66-Year-Old Finally Given Graduation Ceremony After Missing His 47 Years Earlier

66-Year-Old Finally Given Graduation Ceremony After Missing His 47 Years Earlier

A man in his mid-60s was finally able to properly celebrate his graduation from high school nearly 50 years after the fact.

No two people are the same. This is especially true when it comes to the classroom. Everyone learns in different ways and at various speeds. Some people can grasp and understand concepts with lightning-quick speed. Others may require more time, patience and understanding to comprehend a new thought or idea.

In a clip posted on YouTube, one man received a high school graduation ceremony after he missed his first one 47 years earlier.

The text in the video explains that as a teenager, Bishop Samuel Jones Jr. missed out on taking part in his high school graduation ceremony by a single point. His grade in a pre-algebra class was too low to walk across the stage and accept his high school diploma.

“I never got a heads up from any of my teachers, or from anyone [in school] that it was not gonna go in my favor,” a quote from Bishop Samuel Jones Jr. reads.

However, despite that initial setback, the video states that Jones, with a small amount of tutoring and extra time, was able to pass the class. He did eventually receive his diploma but never walked across the stage to get that piece of paper.

But Bishop Samuel Jones Jr.’s wife corrected that and surprised him with a ceremony celebrating his graduation from high school. In the clip, he enters the room blindfolded and is quickly dressed in a cap and gown.

Many of his close friends and family members are seated throughout the room, ready for the surprise ceremony.

The crowd erupts with thunderous applause as the blindfold is removed from his eyes.

What a beautiful ceremony. It's an example of love and kindness from all involved who helped to celebrate his educational accomplishment. 

Hosea 4:6 “Destruction has overtaken my people because they have no knowledge; because you have given up on knowledge, I will give you up, so that you will be no priest to me, because you have not kept in mind the law of your God, I will not keep your children in my memory.”

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