Booker tells Penn grads: Life is about significance


Booker tells Penn grads: Life is about significance

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – U.S. Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey told graduates at the University of Pennsylvania’s commencement that life “is not about celebrity, it is about significance.”

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The Democrat addressed the 5,000 graduates during Monday’s ceremony in Philadelphia.
Booker says he is troubled by what he sees as a tendency to assign labels and make conclusions about people who have different points of view.

He asked whether we can be a nation that can disagree but still find common ground, and told the graduates the most valuable thing they can give others is their attention.
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