Ivy League school janitor graduates with honors

Apr 12 2014

Columbia University janitor Gac Filipaj, center, is congratulated by his boss, Donald Schlosser, the assistant vice president of facility operations, during the Columbia University School of General Studies graduation, Sunday, May 13, 2012, in New York. Filipaj, an ethnic Albanian who left his native Montenegro 20 years ago to escape war, is graduating with honors after 12 years of balancing studies and his full-time job. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)For years, Gac Filipaj mopped floors, cleaned toilets and took out trash at Columbia University.

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