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2013.06.24 - Seattle Central - Duff McKagan Named 2013 Distinguished Alumni of the Year at Seattle Central Community College

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Duff McKagan was named the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Of The Year at Seattle Central Community College during commencement. You can now watch his acceptance speech below.

McKagan didn't follow a traditional path when deciding to attend college at Seattle Central. He started playing in rock bands while a teenager and landed in the international spotlight as part of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses in the late 1980s and early '90s.

Duff reflected,: "I made money in my 20s, became sober in my 30s, looked around and didn't know who I could trust for money advice. I decided to learn (about money) for myself so I wasn’t broke in my 40s. Going to college was a main driver for me."

Seattle Central was there for him when he was ready to start college.

"Attending Seattle Central was an awesome experience," Duff said. "It taught me a lot about discipline in a great way. Having a college education has also helped my reputation. Ever since, people take me more seriously in my industry, because most people in the music industry do not go to college."

https://archive.blabbermouth.net/news/duff-mckagan-named-seattle-central-distinguished-alumni-of-the-year/
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