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Nearly 2,000 undergraduate students receive diplomas from Notre Dame

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Nearly 2,000 Notre Dame seniors turned their tassels Sunday. It was the 169th Commencement ceremony for the University.

Speaker, Reverend Dr. Ray Hammond told students to remember the grace of collective support from the people gathered around them today, and to pass it on.

Graduates we talked to are excited, but still waiting for it to all sink in. "It hasn't hit me yet. I'm sure it's going to in the next few days. I don't feel too different yet, but the ceremony is starting to make me feel it," says graduate Michael Kraft.

It was the last commencement ceremony at Notre Dame Stadium with real grass on the field. The University will install field turf in time for the next football season.
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