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World War II vet gets chance at diploma

George Jones, right, 89, talks with Bailey Jo Bartlome in Kuna, Idaho, May 17.  When Bartlome and other seniors at Kuna  High School discovered Jones didn't get his diploma when  military service in World War II interfered, they arranged for him to be awarded an honorary diploma at their May 23 graduation. 
AP Photo/The Idaho Statesman, Katherine Jones


George Jones, right, 89, talks with Bailey Jo Bartlome in Kuna, Idaho, May 17. When Bartlome and other seniors at Kuna High School discovered Jones didn't get his diploma when military service in World War II interfered, they arranged for him to be awarded an honorary diploma at their May 23 graduation. AP Photo/The Idaho Statesman, Katherine Jones



BOISE, Idaho (AP) — World history conspired to keep George Jones from getting his high school diploma...

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