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    Commencement in highlights

    By Mason Jones
    Published: May 25, 2012

    About 8,000 students graduated from The University of Texas at Austin at the 129th spring commencement. Watch highlights from the ceremony with the fireworks as the grand finale.

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      Helen Peden said on May 26, 2012 at 1:11 p.m.
      So proud and happy for all of 2012 graduates, and especially for granddaughter, Keely Peden. I know all of you will make great contributions to this country. Will look forward to hearing about the accomplishments of Texas University graduates.
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