Old school! 99-year-old Argentine granny goes back to the books to fulfil dream

Eusebia Leonor Cordal is not your typical schoolkid. At 99 years of age, she has decided to go back to studying and keeps surprising everyone with her perfect attendance, as footage filmed in the town of Laprida, Buenos Aires Province, on Tuesday shows. Leonor had to give up education when she was young because of family issues, including the death of her mother, but she never abandoned her... Еще desire to resume her studies. At the age of 98, she has started to attend the Laprida's Primary School for Adults and hasn’t missed a day since. Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Leonor is picked up at 1pm by Patricia, one of her teachers, before going to study to her heart’s content. «When you get old, you lose much of the memory. I knew the times tables very well, but when I came here I did not know anything, I had forgotten everything, even how to write and how to read,» the granny recalls. However, now she is able to read and write again, and continues to show interest in a variety of different subjects. She also wants to learn how to use computer, «to distract myself a little,» as she says.

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