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Video: Davenport Grad’s Back Flip Backfires

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (April 28,l 2014) — A Davenport graduate unsuccessfully attempted to perform a back flip after receiving his diploma Sunday.

Robert Jeffrey Blank was one of hundreds to graduate at the commencement at Van Andel Arena.

Roughly three hours into the full commencement video, he receives his diploma, shakes several Davenport officials’ hands and then attempts the flip.

He was able to leave the stage on his own.





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