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    'America's Doctor' Regina Benjamin, United States Surgeon General, to Deliver Commencement Address to the Spelman College Class of 2013

    Apr 16, 2013

    ATLANTA (April 16, 2013) ā€“ Regina Benjamin, M.D., United States Surgeon General, will deliver the commencement address to more than 500 graduates of the Spelman College class of 2013 and receive an honorary degree on Sunday, May 19 at 3 p.m. at the Georgia International Convention Center. In addition to Dr. Benjamin, honorary degrees will be presented to Freeman Hrabowski, III, Ph.D., president of University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and Harriet Mitchell Murphy, Cā€™49, retired judge for the State of Texas. The Rev. Dr. Joseph Echols Lowery, civil rights advocate, will receive the National Community Service Award.

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