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FIU Graduate Masters His Addiction

One South Florida man used his education to master his addiction.


Richard Smith, shown, is the oldest FIU graduate. (Source:

Oldest FIU Graduate, WWII Vet Receives Ph.D.

When Richard Smith was born, Calvin Coolidge was president. On Saturday, the 87-year-old, World War II veteran became the oldest person ever to graduate from FIU.