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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie receives Honorary Degree from Bowdoin College

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Writer and speaker Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has received an honorary degree from Bowdoin College.

Adichie was one of 3 honored by the liberal arts college, the other two being: chemist and Nobel laureate Thomas R. Cech and former diplomat and government official Susan E. Rice.

Adichie sat to speak about her writing, walking into the hall in a dress by Mmakamba, to a loud ovation.

She talked about writing novels, saying finishing one “is a kind of sadness.”

See a photo from her speaking below:

 

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