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Tommy Lee Jones honored at Harvard

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Actors John Lithgow (left) and Tommy Lee Jones at their alma materThursday in Cambridge. Jones was being honored by Harvard.
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Harvard University grad Tommy Lee Jones was back at his alma mater Thursday to receive the 2012 Harvard Arts Medal from president Drew Faust. As part of the event at Sanders Theatre, Jones, an Oscar winner who graduated from the World’s Greatest University in 1969, sat down with fellow alumnus and fellow thespian John Lithgow to talk about the life he has led since leaving the ivy-covered walls.