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Congressman and civil rights leader Lewis to speak at Union commencement

Rep. John Lewis
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Georgia congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis will be the featured speaker at Union College’s 219th commencement, college officials announced Thursday. More than 480 students in the Class of 2013 will receive degrees during the ceremony, scheduled for 10 a.m. Sunday, June 16, on Hull Plaza. Calling Lewis one of his “personal heroes,” college President Stephen C. Ainlay said having Lewis share his remarkable story with seniors would be inspiring. “John Lewis is a ...


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