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NBC News 16 May 2020

'Tonight is for you': Lebron James Honors High School Seniors At Virtual Graduation Special


Lebron James kicks off the ‘Graduate Together' special by acknowledging the different circumstances and challenges of this year's high school graduations.

Former US President Barack Obama urged US high school seniors graduating this year to "do what you think is right" in his commencement address on Saturday.
The Student Life Network is holding a virtual prom called #PromIsOn2020 for high school seniors across the country. The students organizing the prom are raising money for Kids Help Phone.

During a press conference, Mayor Bill de Blasio said that high school seniors will be celebrated with "one big city-wide virtual graduation ceremony." He said the ceremony will include special guests and an "extraordinary" roster of people who graduated from NYC schools.
Actor and comedian Kevin Hart congratulated high school seniors at a virtual graduation ceremony hosted by Lebron James.

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