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Yale Honors Stevie Wonder, John Kerry, John Lewis At Commencement

Yale Honors Stevie Wonder, John Kerry, John Lewis At Commencement

It was a question hanging over commencement ceremonies Monday: Would Stevie Wonder perform?

The musician, who was one of eight people — including Congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis and former Secretary of State John Kerry receiving honorary degrees Monday — didn't sing or play a keyboard but the Yale University concert band did play his song, "I Wish," while Wonder smiled wide and held his award high.

"You have always sung to us in the 'Key of Life,' while working to help the poor, sick and marginalized," Yale President Peter Salovey said to Wonder just before presenting the honorary degree. "Whether you were 'Living for the City' or...

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