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Schweitzer leads emotional graduation


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Gov. Brian Schweitzer got a bit emotional during his address to graduates at Montana State University- Northern commencement Saturday. He spoke of his four grandparents — all of whom homesteaded in Hill County. His father, Adam, died last year. "He was 89, and he had a good run," the governor told the crowd. "He never finished high school," he said. "That's not something I talk about a lot, but I will today," he said. "The proudest days in his life were when he saw his children, all six of us, graduate from college," Schweitzer said. "All of you who, like me, are the first generation to g...

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