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16-Year-Old Set To Graduate From Kansas High School And Harvard University

When he was about 11 years old, Braxton Moral started Harvard University's extension program. "I'm not any different; I just do a little thing on the side," he says.
Braxton Moral is scheduled to receive a high school diploma from Ulysses High School and a bachelor's degree from Harvard. "It's not as hard as you think; it's just an efficient use of time," he says. Source: Courtesy of Julie Moral

A 16-year-old is scheduled to graduate from high school in Kansas and Harvard University within the span of two weeks.

Braxton Moral, a senior at Ulysses High School, plans to attend the school's commencement May 19, then the university's ceremonies later in the month, reported The Hutchinson News.

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