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May 23, 2012
U.S. Rep. Tom Latham , The Daily Freeman Journal

A week ago, I had the distinct pleasure of delivering the commencement address at the graduation ceremony of Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs. I was struck, as I always am during such ceremonies, by the character and optimism displayed by the graduates. They understood that just because they might be done with school, by no means were they done learning. As high school and college students across Iowa turn their tassels and receive diplomas this month, the one certainty they should all embrace is that they must continue learning new skills every day to keep up with the quickly changing world we live in.



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