At 76, Park Rapids resident hits textbooks after 60-year hiatus
Mary Rittenhouse sat in her apartment Wednesday afternoon surrounded by flowers, balloons and a pile of photocopied textbooks.
The 76-year-old Park Rapids resident just received her GED certificate last Friday, after one and a half years of hard work.
"I kept telling my teacher 'you're burning my brain,'" she said. "It's a great satisfaction to know that I had done it at this age."
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