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Uzo Aduba receives Human Rights Campaign award

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Ally for Equality Award recipient Uzo Aduba in Washington Saturday.

By Globe Staff 

Actress Uzo Aduba, who grew up in Medfield and went to Boston University, was honored with the Human Rights Campaign’s Ally for Equality Award in Washington, D.C., over the weekend. One of Aduba’s fans in the audience that night was her “Orange Is the New Black” costar Taylor Schilling, who’s from Wayland and West Roxbury.