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Newswire: Bob Dylan receives honor of being acknowledged by his high school

After multiple Grammys, an Oscar, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, a Pulitzer, and most recently, the Nobel Prize for Literature, Bob Dylan has finally achieved every teenager’s dream: seeing his name in plastic outside his high school. This incredible honor, typically reserved for girl’s volleyball teams and fumigation notices, was unveiled this week outside Dylan’s alma mater, Hibbing High School, in Hibbing, Minnesota. “Congrats to Bob Zimmerman Class of 1959 Who Received A Nobel Prize In Literature,” the sign reads, a testament to the incredible heights that can be achieved by anyone who puts their mind to it, which the rest of Hibbing High’s student body will now be reminded of every goddamn day. Great. Thanks, Bob Dylan.

The young Bobby Zimmerman grew up mere blocks from Hibbing High, where he famously performed a Little Richard cover in the school talent show with his band, only …

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