On a completely different topic, ABC's Kate Snow (subscription required) went to Kenya, where the government has mandated universal education for illiterate adults. But one village school thought that 86-year-old Kimani Nganga Maruge was joking when he applied to join classes. They turned him away four times until the semester started--and he turned up in the shorts of a boy's school uniform. "He had never even held a pencil" until he enrolled. "Now he wants to study for his Ph.D."
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