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Cory Booker delivers 2012 commencement address

“This University and this moment fills me with a sense of gratitude. Today is not just a day of celebration but a day of appreciation.”

Cory Booker ’91 M.A. ‘92, mayor of Newark, NJ, delivered the keynote address today to the class of 2012 at Stanford’s 121st Commencement. Booker gave a very personal speech, focusing on his father and grandfather and sharing from his experiences in Newark.