Mark Wahlberg gets his high school diploma

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HOLLYWOOD, CA – At 42-years-old Mark Wahlberg is now a high school graduate.

He hired a tutor and took online classes in between takes while filming Two Guns with Denzel Washington. Talk about an impressive classmate!

Growing up in a violent Boston neighborhood, Wahlberg dropped out of school in ninth grade.

A wife and four kids later, Wahlberg decided it was time to finish what he started and set an example for his kids.