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LOOK: University of Texas Class of 2017 celebrates graduation weekend


The third weekend in May is known for one thing in Austin: Graduation ceremonies at the University of Texas.

Commencement ceremonies began Friday, with the big celebration in front of the UT Tower taking place Saturday evening.

Graduates shared photos on social media to celebrate:

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