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Oprah makes appearance at UW-M graduation

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee awarded more than 2,100 degrees at its 117th commencement Sunday morning at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena.

The average age of the graduate this class is 26-years-old. The youngest is 20 and the oldest 68.

There was some star power inside the arena when Oprah Winfrey and her longtime-partner Stedman Graham showed up during the ceremony.

On Instagram, Oprah shared that her sister Pat was among the graduates.

Oprah spent much of her childhood in Milwaukee and her mother lives here.


My sister Pat who discovered she was a part of our family 6 years ago,had 1 big dream when I met her. To go to college and finish strong!Today that dream came true. Congratulations lil Sis. #UWMgrad

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