After fifty years away from academia, 85-year-old WWII Vet, Clarence Garrett, returns to the University of WI-Milwaukee to fulfill his biggest regret–not earning his Bachelor’s Degree. While Clarence’s drive and determination are idealistic, the reality of his age is undeniable; consequently, when unforeseen medical circumstances thrust Clarence into the emergency room, he is forced to abandon his goal of becoming a college graduate in order to survive an operation with deadly complications.


Kristin E. Catalano
Original Music Frank A. Calarco
Music Recording Mixer/
Visual Effects
Chris Chuzles
Additional Camera Nicole (Brown) Docta
Additional Footage WI Public Television
Technical Advisor Daniel Alvarado
Principal Subject Clarence Garrett


Running time 01:15:53
Release date April 15, 2015

Clarence Garrett receives the 2012 Veteran Lifetime Achievement Award: