Sam Hardy and Hunter Harper are among the more than 19,000 Trojans whose degrees were conferred Friday in a first-of-its-kind celebration. The new graduates — who we last visited with as they were about to start their USC journeys — sat down to talk about what they’re up to, how they’ve changed and how their class coped with the unexpected when the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
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