No Age For Education: Mumbai Woman Graduates From College at 51

A 51-year-old woman in Bombay went to college for graduate studies and her story went viral.

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“It’s actually never too late to do anything”, says the 51-year-old undergraduate student from Bombay. (Photo Courtesy: <a href=";theater"> of Bombay</a>)

Who said age is a barrier when it comes to education? The story of a 51-year-old housewife who decided to go to graduate school has gone viral ever since it appeared on Facebook on Tuesday.

The woman, whose name has not been revealed, resumed her education after a break of thirty years. She was married after completing her 12th standard, and her familial situation kept her from going back to studies.

She talks about how supportive her family has been with her education now that she is a student again.

"After my 12th standard I had to give up my education to get married. It was a joint family, so continuing my education...

Posted by Humans of Bombay on Tuesday, April 5, 2016

The post about her story has struck a chord with the audience. It already has over 75,000 likes and close to 10,000 shares on the social media platform.

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