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    Commencement speech every HS grad should hear

    ‘You’re not special’ graduation speech sparks buzz | The Lookout - Yahoo! News

    McCullough makes a statement on parents who overdo it in a modern society focused on collecting achievements. "You've been pampered, cosseted, doted upon, helmeted, bubble wrapped ... feted and fawned over and called sweetie pie." But he adds in a video on Wellesley Channel TV YouTube page. "You see, if everyone is special, then no one is. If everyone gets a trophy, trophies become meaningless. ... We have of late, we Americans, to our detriment, come to love accolades more than genuine achievement."
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    Glad to hear some people still tell it how it is.
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    That was an excellent speech.




 

 

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