By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — It’s an Indiana high school reunion – eight decades in the making.

“We’re celebrating our 80th anniversary from Elkhart High School.”

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The class of 1941 met Wednesday for a reunion lunch, just like they’ve done every five years since graduating high school.

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Everyone in the bunch is now 98 years old. And they’ve seen a lot.

“Remember, we went through the war, and we went through the depression, and yet we survived it,” said one alumnus.

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The group said they’re all friends who’ve stayed in contact through the years and are already looking forward to the next reunion in 2026.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff