How does this inspire you?
She only had one year's schooling as a child as she had to leave school to work. She has just completed primary school at one hundred years of age.
The only thing that held her back, she said, was 'Sometimes she needed to wear glasses.'
It was reported by Nine msn that 100-year-old grandmother Manuela Hernandez has graduated from primary school in Mexico after returning to study when she was 99 years old. this lady was born three years later than my own mother.
"My uncle Fernando Campos helped me get into school, but the following year, when I was able to wash and iron, they never let me go to school because they needed me to work," she said in Spanish.
Her grandchildren encouraged her to return to primary school. She wants to continue.
"The best career is education," she said.
Ms Fernandez admitted "there are times where I need glasses to read".
I found this story incredibly inspiring.