UNC, Duke students both graduate on Mother’s Day

Posted on: 7:22 pm, May 12, 2013, by , updated on: 07:24pm, May 12, 2013

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It’s a tradition here in North Carolina — two rivals coming together to hold graduation on Mother’s Day.

About 6,000 students walked across the stage at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Just a few miles down the street, Duke University also celebrated graduation on Mother’s Day with alumna Melinda Gates giving the commencement speech.