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  • Need to Know

Need To Know | Graduates speak for themselves | PBS

Duration: 04:46
Program: Need to Know #108
Broadcast Date: Jun. 25, 2010

In 2010, the commencement speaker circuit was loaded with big names touching on big themes. In most cases, a prominent alum or an otherwise famous person was at the podium. But Brown University was an exception. The custom at the seventh oldest school in the country is to have two seniors address their fellow graduates. It is an important reminder that inspiration doesn't just come from those on the world stage, but often those close to you.

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Post Date: June 26, 2010