Margaret and John Cornall were dubbed Victoria's oldest parents when they used advances in IVF techniques to have Allen on June 7, 1990. They were 50 and 55.
Ms Cornall, now 70, had already been sterilized and through menopause, drawing strong criticism from many in the community who claimed she had put her own needs above those of the child whose life she may not live long enough to share.
But as the proud parents watched 19-year-old Allen graduate from his first year of motorsport studies at Wodonga TAFE yesterday, they were keen to let the world know they are very much still around to support the son who has grown into a caring adult.
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