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VIDEO: Oprah to deliver Harvard commencement address; watch more Oprah commencement speeches



Oprah Winfrey attends the Spelman College Commencement at Georgia International Convention Center on May 20, 2012 in College Park, Ga.
Oprah Winfrey attends the Spelman College Commencement at Georgia International Convention Center on May 20, 2012 in College Park, Ga.
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Oprah Winfrey was announced Monday as this year’s Harvard commencement speaker.

Oprah’s no newcomer to graduation speeches; she delivered a commencement speech here in California at Stanford back in 2008.

If you’re looking for a sneak peek at some of the ideas that might make their way into that Harvard speech, you can watch the full video of that address below:

You can also see just the highlights here:

Some of the advice Oprah offered that Stanford class:

“She has used her extraordinary influence and reach as a force for good in the world," Harvard President Drew Faust said in a news release. “Oprah Winfrey is an inspiration to people around the world who care about opening minds and serving the common good,” Carl F. Muller, president of the Harvard Alumni Association, said in the same release.

Oprah has spoken at a variety of colleges, including several women’s and historically black schools. Here are some of her other commencement speeches: