High School Commencement Speech Reminds Students That They Are Not Special, Still Manages to Be Inspiring

Here's a commencement speech by David McCullough Jr., an English teacher at a Massachusetts high school, who took the opportunity to remind his graduating seniors that they are, in fact, not at all special. "Climb the mountain not to plant your flag," he says. "But to embrace the challenge, enjoy the air and behold the view. Climb it so you can see the world, not so the world can see you."

This is an excellent speech, but we're still all down to get YOLO tattoos, right?

Finally, Grads Get Good Advice: 'You Are Not Special' [Newser]

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Sounds good... except that "pursuit" is noun, man.