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On the street: What do you remember from your high school graduation?

Asked at Massachusetts Street on May 26, 2016

Kerry Altenbernd, law librarian, Lawrence

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“Our class, the class of 1970, was the first graduating class (at Lawrence High School) to wear red robes instead of black.”

Ryan Louis, professor, Ottawa

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“How long it was. It was so long.”

Mark Christesen, works for the state of Kansas, Lawrence

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“It was hot.”

Nedra Rogers, paraprofessional, Lawrence

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“I don’t remember anything about my high school graduation, but at my eighth grade graduation, I was real emotional. I gave a speech and I started crying, and laughing, and crying, and laughing.”

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Paul R Getto


1 year, 12 months ago


Brett McCabe

The principal spent ten minutes telling us not to throw our caps in the air. Guess how that worked out?

1 year, 12 months ago


Richard Quinlan

Went to a small catholic high school in arizona. We had Barry Goldwater as our speaker in the summer of 1969 encouraging us all to go to Vietnam . Yeah right Barry !

1 year, 12 months ago


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