On page 32 of October’s True Story:

Reach for the Stars

Returning to School 50 Years Later



It’s never too late. It’s never too late, I chanted to myself as I pushed open the intimidating glass door to the college.

It had been over 50 years since I’d been in a classroom. I was terrified.

The young people all around me were hurrying to their first class. Did I know where I was going? I squinted at the map of the campus that I carried with me. I didn’t want to be the last one in class. Especially since I was going to stick out like a sore thumb anyway.

Did I know what I was doing? I wasn’t sure. All I knew was that this was something I wanted to do ever since I graduated from high school. I wanted to get my college degree.

Keep reading on page 34 of October’s True Story!