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First Lady Gives College Commencement Speech

May 21, 2006|From Times Wire Reports

This year's college graduates face problems that lie beyond U.S. borders, because disasters elsewhere can't be ignored in a world so interconnected, First Lady Laura Bush said in an address to 900 graduates of Roger Williams University in Bristol.

"You can't neglect millions of people around the world living under tyranny," Bush said, mentioning the tsunami in South Asia and genocide in Sudan.

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