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Celebrities Share Their Favorite Back-to-School Memories: Video (Exclusive)

Stars Back To School Memories
Ben Higgins, Taye Diggs, and Kristin ChenowethMediaPunch/Shutterstock; YouTube; MediaPunch/Shutterstock

Taking a trip down memory lane! Kristin Chenoweth, Tyson Beckford and more celebrities are reflecting on their favorite back-to-school memories.

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“My mom used to take me to Neiman [Marcus] for school clothes shopping from Tulsa to Dallas, and I could pick one thing,” the actress, 52, recently told Us Weekly exclusively. “For me, that meant a lot to me. It was our time together.”

Not only did the RV star and her mom drive to the store and shop just the two of them, but they “got lunch” together too.

Stars Back To School Memories
Ben Higgins, Taye Diggs, and Kristin Chenoweth MediaPunch/Shutterstock; YouTube; MediaPunch/Shutterstock

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As for Beckford, the model, 49, reflected on picking the “right outfit” for each first day of school.

“I didn’t want to be like, ‘I got new clothes. I want to show it off,’ so I kind of mixed up something old with new,” the New York native told Us. “My sneakers were always the main focus because I would build the outfit from there. I looked like a [Ralph Lauren] ad going to school because that’s what I wore in junior high school and high school long before I even got a chance to work for the brand.”

The Make Me a Supermodel host added that he had “pretty preppy” style at the time.

For Taye Diggs, shopping for school supplies was his favorite — especially during one special year.

The actor, 49, explained to Us, “We didn’t have much money growing up, but I remember we had enough money one school year where I got a Trapper Keeper notebook and I was very, very excited.”

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Cameron Mathison also loved getting supplies, but revealed to Us that school was “really, really tough” for him.

The former soap opera star said, “I was physically handicapped as a kid for a lot of my childhood [with Perthes syndrome]. … I wore this big metal contraption on the lower half of my body for most of my young life. Going to school was tricky but man, it made me into the man I am today.”

Watch the video above to see more celebrities sharing their back-to-school experiences, from The Bachelor‘s Ben Higgins to Saved by the Bell‘s Tiffani Thiessen.

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