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Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks during Colby College commencement ceremonies in Waterville, Maine, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (Dennis Griggs/Courtesy of Colby College)MoreCloseclosemore
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks during Colby College commencement ceremonies in Waterville, Maine, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (Dennis Griggs/Courtesy of Colby College)

A veritable bumper crop of big names were in New England this weekend, offering up their pearls of wisdom and inspiration to college grads around the state. We're going to hear highlights from some of those commencement speeches, including former Vice President Joe Biden at Colby College in Maine, Oprah Winfrey at Smith College in Northampton, Mass., and "Black-ish" creator Kenya Barris at Tufts University.

This segment aired on May 22, 2017.

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