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News - November 25, 2011

Tibetan refugee named Rhodes scholar

Human rights activist Tenzin Seldon one of five Stanford awardees this year

by Chris Kenrick

After a childhood spent in a Tibetan refugee village filled with monks and prayer flags, Stanford University senior Tenzin Seldon said she will "carry the moral obligation of the Tibetan people" as a Rhodes scholar at Oxford University next fall.

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Staff Writer Chris Kenrick can be emailed at ckenrick@paweekly.com.


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