(VINCENNES) - New York Times best-selling author Ira Wagler will return home to receive an Honorary Doctorate during Vincennes University's 206th Commencement this weekend.
Both Wagler and VU President Dick Helton will address the Class of 2012.
The author of the book "Growing Up Amish: A Memoir" , Wagler is a 1991 VU alumnus who holds a bachelor's degree in English from Bob Jones University and a law degree from Dickinson School of Law.
Prior to enrolling at VU, Wagler received his GED from Washington High School in 1989, having only completed the 8th grade in an Amish one-room school in Canada.
VU's Commencement will be televised live Saturday on WVUT-TV beginning at 2 p.m.
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