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Mark Zuckerberg flashes back to Harvard acceptance

by: Natalie Dreier, Cox Media Group National Content Desk Updated:

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the keynote address at Facebook's F8 Developer Conference on April 18, 2017 at McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California.
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Seniors are wrapping up their last year of high school and will soon be packing to go to college. Not so long ago, a brilliant tech mind was in a similar boat. Mark Zuckerberg shared the moment when he found out had been accepted to Harvard.

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His father was recording when Zuckerberg opened the email. While the younger Zukerberg didn’t seem excited to get into the Ivy League, the elder one was, Mashable reported.

Zuckerberg didn’t graduate with the class of 2006. He left Harvard once Facebook took off. But that changes next week when he is scheduled to speak at Harvard’s commencement and where he said he will receive his degree.