People: Jun. 18, 2001

TRYIN' TO THROW HIS ARMS AROUND THE WORLD

Harvard students are notoriously insecure about their alma mater. Ask where they go to school, and they'll usually respond, "In Boston." Follow up with "Where in Boston?" and they sheepishly admit, "Uh, Harvard." But for one shining moment last week, Harvard had reason to be proud, as BONO gave the school's class-day address. "My name is Bono, and I am a rock star," he announced to a crowd of 15,000 (including Al Gore), who giddily bathed in his mojo. The 20-minute speech mixed star anecdotes with stories from Bono's Third World debt-relief tour,...

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