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Published May 13, 2012, 04:31 PM

Ivy League School Janitor Graduates With Honors

NEW YORK (AP) — For years, Gac Filipaj mopped floors, cleaned toilets and took out trash at Columbia University. A refugee from war-torn Yugoslavia, he eked out a living working for the Ivy League school. But Sunday was payback time: The 52-year-old janitor donned a cap and gown to graduate with a bachelor's degree in classics.

By: Veren Dobnik, Associated Press

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