# Teacher Tells High Schoolers "You Are Not Special" In Commencement Speech

I’d say “GIVE THIS MAN ALL THE AWARDS,” but I think he’d eschew that. It’s a long video, but it’s absolutely worth watching.

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Teacher Tells High Schoolers "You Are...
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Boomers, politicians, and CEOs all need the same treatment.

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“Argh, you damn kids with your ‘yolos’ and your ‘YouTubes’ and your ‘Tweets’ and your rap music! I wrote this speech last night after watching The Incredibles and reading a forwarded e-mail of that crotchety graduation speech mistakenly attributed to Bill Gates. I myself haven’t read an actual book in years…. Uh, anyway, dream big and mountains and other stuff I got off a motivational poster.”

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Amazing speech

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I love this guy, but “pursuit” is a noun.

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