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Kicker - Perseverance behind the wheel

WORLD Radio - Kicker - Perseverance behind the wheel

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Well, here’s a story of perseverance for you.

Seventeen years ago, a 50-year-old Polish man took Poland’s driver’s license test for the first time. Unfortunately, he didn’t pass.

Undeterred, he tried again and again and again.

And he still hasn’t passed. He’s now taken the test 192 times, according to state media outlet TVP. He’s spent more than $1,500 dollars in testing fees.

Perhaps history contains a lesson for him, though.

In 2009, a 68-year-old South Korean woman passed her driver’s license exam after taking it more than 900 times!

It’s The World and Everything in It.


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