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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg posts video of Harvard acceptance in 2002

19 May 2017

He left Harvard once Facebook took off.

Yesterday, Mark Zuckerberg shared a video taken by his father Edward of when he found out he got into Harvard.

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"Are you serious?" his father Edward Zuckerberg asks.

The 33-year-old is set to deliver a commencement speech at Harvard next week, and is expected to receive an honorary degree. The video went viral over the internet in no time with over 4 million views within 18 hours of upload.

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Zuckerberg shared the throwback video that was captured about 15 years ago.

It's slightly ironic that Zuckerberg will be returning to Harvard to speak to the graduating students as he never actually graduated from the Ivy League university himself. In one of the comments to a follower, he also said that his mother had predicted that he will drop out of college even before he began his graduation.

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"Yay, I got accepted", Mark says, before his proud dad has a much louder reaction, yelling "Alright, yes, great!" "Before I went to college, my mom bet me I'd drop out and my younger sister bet me she'd finish college before me. I bet them I'd get a degree", Zuckerberg writes. "Now I suppose the cycle is complete", stated Zuckerberg.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg posts video of Harvard acceptance in 2002