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Pharrell Williams receives key to hometown

Jun 09, 2014 | 11:02am EDT

Hip-hop superstar Pharrell Williams has been honoured with the key to his hometown city of Virginia Beach, Virginia. The Happy hitmaker was feted at his alma mater, Princess Anne High School, on Saturday (07Jun14) for his career achievements. The event also served as a promotion for Williams' educational nonprofit, From One Hand to Another, and EverFi, an education technology company, which have launched in the area to benefit underprivileged children with an interest in math, science and technology. Taking to following the event, he wrote, "I'm unbelievably honored to receive a key to my hometown city of Virginia Beach. Thank you @VBmayor."

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