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York U Class of 2021: A pandemic can’t keep this Tamil grandma from graduating

87-year-old Sri Lankan-born teacher completes master’s degree with research focus close to her heart — war and peace TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2021 – Varathaledchumy Shanmuganathan, known as Varatha, is among more than 4,000 resilient students — some young enough to be her grandchildren — who will celebrate their graduation during York University’s virtual fall convocation […]