Man, 29, graduates with nursing degree from same New York university where he started as a janitor


A man who once worked as a janitor at New York University has gone on to graduate from the college in an inspiring tale of success in the face of adversity.

Frank Baez, 29, received his degree from the NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing last Friday, after completing an accelerated program that allowed him to graduate in just 15 months.

The new nurse first became associated with the university back in 2009, when he took a position cleaning bathrooms and mopping hallways at NYU Lagone Tisch Hospital.

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