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The Graduation Speech Your Kid Needs to Hear, but Probably Won't

grannyj Wrote: Jun 20, 2012 12:25 PM
Beautiful!!!!!

Lately there has been much wailing and gnashing of teeth about this year's crop of college graduates and the tough time they will have finding decent jobs. Yet the commencement speeches today's graduates hear at their ceremonies don't talk about any of that. Instead they are being told to "follow their stars," "make the world a better place," and so forth.

Which, of course, is totally safe; I get it. Nobody wants a commencement speech that's a total downer.

But I do wish today's graduates were getting a dose of reality and solid advice along with the platitudes. Here's the speech I would...

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