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Dr. Bill Cosby visits Miles College Friday

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Dr. Bill Cosby visited Miles College Friday, to speak with student athletes.

Dr. Cosby met on the field with Miles football players, and talked about important lessons in life.

"Dr. Cosby has been a long-standing friend and supporter of Miles College," said the president, Dr. George T. French.

"The fact that he would share this time with these young men to encourage them in both their academic and athletic endeavors speaks volumes about the level of commitment that Dr. Cosby has to Miles College and to his value of education which is evident in all of his work throughout the years".

The famous comedian and author also toured the campus of Miles College Friday afternoon.

Dr. Cosby chairs the 50th Anniversary of the 1963 Birmingham Civil Rights Movement - "The Changing Lives Education & Entrepreneurial Summit With Bill Cosby & Friends" Saturday, September 14, 2013 at the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center Complex South Exhibition Hall from 11:30am until 2:00pm. 

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