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Local WWII vets get their high school diplomas

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It's a moment more than 70 years in the making. Two World War II veterans got their diplomas Thursday at Waite High School.

Virginia White and Vic Kretz both left high school during the war to fight for their country.

White received her diploma from Woodward, Kretz from Waite.

"I feel great,” says Virginia White. “Now I can show off. Don't forget, I'm 90 years old. That's a long time to wait for a diploma."

"I'll look for getting me another job,” says Kretz. “I'll be able to get another job."

A week from Thursday, Kretz will celebrate his 90th birthday.

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