grown daughters, and three grandchildren. I had also started taking classical guitar lessons in fourth grade, the only new form of study my parents permitted me after bringing the rest of my education to a screeching halt the previous summer. "Betraying My Oldest Friend". I was reading adult books at the age of 2, and had more or less finished high school by the end of third grade. 7 In 1973, with the help of the aclu, he became the first US student ever to be awarded money damages from his principal and school board, 8 in Bexley, Ohio, for violating his freedom of speech by sending him home for wearing a black. Retrieved March 17, 2016. "CMU's Andrew project: a retrospective".