72-year-old earns black belt in Taekwondo

72-year-old earns black belt in Taekwondo

72-year-old earns black belt in Taekwondo

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by ABC News

WHAS11.com

Posted on June 9, 2014 at 8:07 PM

Updated Monday, Jun 9 at 8:08 PM

(ABC News) – Look back at your life. What would you say you’ve accomplished?

 
For 72-year-old Wayne Cooper, there’s little he hasn’t done.
 
He received a master’s degree from Harvard, earned a Purple Heart, raised a big family and retired after a full career. But for all of these things, there’s one goal that’s always eluded him.


 
 
 
Cooper has spent the last four years learning Taekwondo and is aiming to obtain his black belt.
 
Click the video player to learn more of Wayne’s inspirational story and how he continued his journey despite having cancer. 
 

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