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Located in the newly built Stephen Robert ’62 Hall at 280 Brook Street, Anne's Café recently opened with the generous support of Brown University alumna and vice chair of the Watson Institute Board of Overseers, Anne Pedrero ’91. Pedrero recently sat down with Watson to discuss her time at Brown and the opening of the new café. 
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