A video from the subway auto shows a friend presenting Alcantara with a DIY diploma as Green Day's "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)" played in the background. "I addressed the whole train vehicle, thanking them for coming to my graduation".
One of Alcantara's friends who accompanied him on the journey told Gothamist the grad left from Jackson Heights at 8:20 a.m.to make sure he would get to the East 25th Street campus by 10 a.m.
"I took the video because I felt it was so unfair he was missing his graduation", onlooker Nadiya Afzal shared with PEOPLE.
Alcantara's E train grinded to a halt between stations in Queens, apparently as a result of a malfunction that triggered the emergency brakes. After trying to fix the stopped train for an hour and a half, MTA called for a rescue train, adding 30 minutes to his already-enormous delay.
As someone on the train cued up Green Day's graduation classic, "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)" on a set of speakers, a friend presented Alcantara with a "diploma" drawn up on a cell phone.
Because he missed such an important event, however, his fellow stranded New Yorkers hosted a makeshift graduation ceremony on the crowded subway auto.
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Putin told Kelly that he doesn't know Flynn, even though he sat next to him at a dinner in Moscow in 2015. Flynn", he said to Kelly , according to a clip of the interview that ran on Meet the Press Sunday.
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President Donald Trump to keep the U.S. embassy in Israel in the city of Tel Aviv instead of relocating it to Jerusalem . Despite campaign promises to move the embassy to Jerusalem , Trump signed a waiver to keep the embassy in Tel Aviv.
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Ravens bolster secondary, sign CBs Boykin, Shabazz
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Report suggests Russia hackers breached voting software firm
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Goldman under fire for buying Venezuela "hunger bonds"
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Coach Valverde leaves Athletic, will reportedly join Barca
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Dashcam video released from Tiger Woods arrest
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