Among the many traditions that appear at high school graduation time, none is better than the one in Rochester, Minn., where the graduating seniors put on their caps and gowns and return to the schools of their past.
Today was that day in the city, when the kids went back to their elementary and middle schools to be the role models for the kids who are only too happy to see them.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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