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Major Awards
Over the years Shep received many awards, nominations and tributes for his work

Last Update: 01-31-2012
Received Doctorate of Humane Letters from Indiana University

May 15, 1995

Author and humorist Jean Shepherd, a Hammond native, received an honorary doctorate of humane letters. Shepherd, best known as the author of the 1983 film, "A Christmas Story," has been compared to Mark Twain and Will Rogers. 5/16/95 Hammond Times Commencement Program - Courtesy Indiana University Norwest Library
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May 15,1995
courtesy: Professor James Lane - Indiana Univerity

Courtesy: Nick Mantis


May 15,1995
Commencment Program for Doctorate


May 15,1995
Commencment Program for Doctorate


May 15,1995
Commencment Program for Doctorate


May 15,1995
Commencment Program for Doctorate