Never too late: 75-year-old gets admitted as an attorney

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Never too late: 75-year-old gets admitted as an attorney

The Nkandla-born attorney had to step back to first put his six children through university

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Emmanuel Gasa, 75 years old, saved up for 40 years to fulfil his dream of becoming an attorney. Last week, he finally achieved his lifelong goal.

It took him 14 years to complete his studies, having had to step back to first put his six children through university.

Sadly his wife, Gloria, who supported him throughout his journey, could not celebrate with him when he was admitted as an attorney at the High Court in Pretoria on Thursday, as she died two years ago...

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