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Memphis school wins graduation address from Obama
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An academic turnaround at an urban high school with a rich tradition of educating African-Americans has earned graduating seniors a commencement address from President Barack Obama. Booker T. Washington High School found out it was the winner of a national competition in a phone call Tuesday from Vice President Joe Biden. The school's accomplishment was announced as the city of Memphis is enduring the second-worst flood of its history.