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May 31, 2019

Florida man finds 89-year-old Upper Darby High School diploma, seeks owner

Claudio Alvarado, who lives outside Jacksonville, said he discovered the document issued by the Delaware County school years ago

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A Jacksonville, Florida, man found an 89-year-old diploma issued to a graduate of Upper Darby High School in Delaware County, and he wants to return it to its rightful owner.

A Florida man says he found a high school diploma from Upper Darby High School in Delaware County dating back to the school's Class of 1930, and now he wants to return the diploma to its rightful owners.

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Claudio Alvarado, who lives in Ponte Vedra, a community less than 20 miles southeast of Jacksonville, said in an Instagram post this week that he found the diploma a "few years ago" around a condominium complex in Ponte Vedra, and recently re-discovered it while moving things around in his house:

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PLEASE READ BELOW👇🏾 This diploma belongs to Francis Albert DiGiovanni, he graduated from Upper Darby High School in the state of Pennsylvania on June 12th 1930 I found this diploma on the street in summer house condominiums in ponte vedra, Florida a few years ago and saved it inside a drawer in my house but the other day I came across it again and decided to post it here with intention to find it's owner and return back to him, if anyone knows Fracis Albert DiGiovanni please contact me. It will a blessing to be able to return this piece of history to is owner. #Francisalbertdigiovanni #upperdarbyhighschool @upperdarbyhighschool #classof1930 #classof1930s @actionnewsjax @news4jax _~_~_~_~_~_~_~_~_~_ #palabrasdeunhombrecomún #palablasdeunhombrecomun #vozyeco #vozecoyconciencia #theinspirationis4real #mindingmyownexistence #gedofocarejial #gedofocarejiar #cafeypensamientos #piensaeneso #telodejodetarea #meditateonthis #wordsofacommonman #getyourmindright #academyofurbanpoetry #tiempo #unaseriedetiempos #imcoffeeverybaby #pieceofhistory #feelingawesome

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The diploma says it belonged to one Francis Albert DiGiovanni, and is dated to June 12, 1930. If DiGiovanni was 18 years old when he graduated high school, he would have been born in 1911 or 1912.

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Alvarado said he is asking for anyone who might know the DiGiovanni family to reach out to him, and to share his picture of the diploma.

"It will a blessing to be able to return this piece of history to is owner," he wrote on Instagram.

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