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Marian Wright Edelman Addresses Class of 2015

May 28, 2015

Communications Staff

Marian Wright Edelman giving commencement address
Photo credit: Jennifer Manna

“So often we want to be a big dog and make a big difference, but all of us can be a flea and bite and bite and move the biggest dog. Enough determined fleas biting strategically can make the biggest dog uncomfortable,” Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of the Children’s Defense Fund, tells graduates during her Commencement address on Monday, May 25, in Tappan Square. Watch Edelman’s full Commencement address on YouTube, or read the transcript on the News Center.

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