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L.A.'s punk rock lion, Henry Rollins: 'This is the most amazing century to be alive in'
L.A.'s punk rock lion, Henry Rollins: 'This is the most amazing century to be alive in'

On Saturday, Henry Rollins gave a speech. This was not too unusual for the former Black Flag frontman, who between his many DJ gigs, L.A. Weekly column, acting roles and literary pursuits has never lacked for outlets. But when Rollins gave the commencement address at Burbank's Woodbury University on Saturday, it put one of punk rock's most essential figures in an old, familiar role: inspiring young people to get out there, take risks and affect everything. "Educated people make the world a better place," he told students. "They mercilessly attack misery and cruelty, and eventually they win." This wasn't Rollins' first...

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