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Graduation 2012 / McCullough Speech #1024357

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 11, 2012
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The commencement speech given by English teacher David McCullough††, Jr. at Wellesley High School in Massachusetts in which he told the graduates they are not special and that they should fail reviewed. [In speech, McCULLOUGH – says if everyone gets a trophy, trophies become meaningless; says the sweetest joys of life come only with the recognition that you're not special because everyone is.] [In interview, McCULLOUGH - says he wanted to give these kids he cares about something useful; says kids have to stumble – they learn how to get up that way.] NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.
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