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Author Toni Morrison Speaks To Vanderbilt Graduates

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winning author Toni Morrison addressed Vanderbilt's Class of 2013 on Thursday.

The author discussed money and its power with graduates during the Senior Day ceremony. She stressed the importance of using their lives to serve others.

"Time is on your side, as is a chance to fashion an amazing future. Relish it, use it and revel in it," Morrison said.

Morrison also received the Nichols-Chancellor's Medal from the University. The cash award recognizes a humanitarian whose life's work has positively impacted the world.

Some of her most recognized novels include "The Bluest Eye," "Song of Solomon," and "Beloved."

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