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Bloomberg set to speak at Stanford graduation in June

Mayor Bloomberg

Mayor Bloomberg (Credit: (Getty Images))

Mayor Michael Bloomberg will give West Coast graduates some advice before they head out to the real world.

Stanford University yesterday announced hizzoner would be its commencement speaker on June 16. The California university's president, John Hennessy, said Bloomberg reflected the school's emphasis on leadership.

"I expect our graduates will be inspired by a leader willing to tackle difficult issues and find innovative ways to address them," Hennessy said in a statement.

The mayor is also scheduled to speak at Cooper Union's graduation in May.

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