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This 17-Year-Old Boy Has Two Degrees And Works At NASA
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Published: Dec 2, 2015

At 17, Moshe Cavalin has accomplished more than many people do in a lifetime.

Source: AP
Source: AP

Life is full of contrasts for Cavalin, a 17-year-old from San Gabriel, California, who has rushed for important milestones such as his age seems to lag behind. He graduated from community college at the age of 11.

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Four years later, he had a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of California, Los Angeles. This year, he started online classes to get a master’s degree in cyber security through the Boston area in Harvard University. This extraordinary teen has published two books and secured a high-profile gig at NASA. He helps NASA develop surveillance technology for airplanes and drones.

Source: AP
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Like other teens, Cavalin still finds time for extracurricular activities – he competes in martial arts tournaments, plays the piano and holds a pilot’s license.

Source: AP
Source: AP

 

“My case isn’t that special,” he told the Associated Press. “It’s just a combination of parenting and motivation and inspiration. I tend to not compare myself that often to other people. I just try to do the best I can.”