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Graduation Tales

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Graduation Tales

Graduation Tales

Graduation Tales

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It may be lonely, but as the sole graduating senior Jamie Gatz did get to be the class valedictorian and pick the class colors. She chose sky blue and burgundy for Outlook School in Outlook, Mont. Amanda Crowley wore a very crowded graduation gown to her graduation from Pennsylvania's Dickinson College. The names of 21 previous family members to wear the gown were stitched inside — going back to her great grandmother, who graduated from college 95 years ago.