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Thai princess honored at Northern Illinois University

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Northern Illinois University played host to royalty Wednesday when it honored Princess Maha Chakri Sirindholm of Thailand for her efforts in education.

The princess was awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree for works in science and education on humanitarian fronts.

To coincide with the princess' visit, NIU is also hosting a public viewing of artifacts and treasures from Thailand and surrounding cultures.

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