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10-year-old graduates high school, plans to cure cancer


He's not even a teenager, but he's already graduated high school and is enrolled in college. 

Tanishq Abraham was presented with his diploma last weekend after finishing the coursework needed to graduate high school, ABC News reported. 

The 10-year-old, who would normally be finishing fourth grade, met California's requirements to graduate and he did so with a 4.0 grade point average, according to KDVR

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Abraham, who was the youngest person to join MENSA at the age of 4, told KDVR that it wasn't easy but wasn't hard either.  

“The way my brain works is that when you give me something, information about that topic comes into my mind,” he told KDVR. “I don’t know what it is, but that’s how it is for me.”

He told KXTV that he plans to become either a scientist or a doctor but he's not ruling out the highest office in the land -- president.  

Abraham is currently enrolled in American River College, but plans to enroll in UC Davis and hopes to find a cure for cancer KXTV reported. 



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