You Are Not Special

Ok, so it turns out I’m not sas tech savvy as I thought…couldn’t put the video in the post…something about ’embedding’ …I’m yet to figure that out…
So I put up the transcript of the speech from another blogger who I’m following…. Take a few minutes to read it and let me know what you think

LIFE and Leadership by Chris Brady

Someone sent me the transcript from a commencement speech.  The title and beginning featured a slightly shocking pattern interrupt. In other words, they caught me by surprise. I found myself so intrigued I read further, and eventually realized that, unlike 99% of everything else I ever receive, I could not stop reading this. I have included it below in its entirety for your enjoyment and pondering. I love how it concludes, and think there are many, many fine points made along the way. Oh, if we could only think and behave thus!

Here it is!

Here’s a new one in the annals of commencement speakers. A teacher at Wellesley High School in Massachusetts gave his address to the Class of 2012 and blasted the students, telling them over and over, “You’re not special.”

(Dennis R.J. Geppert/AP)

David McCullough Jr., an English teacher at the school, delivered his rather unusual…

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Hello world!

Finally! After much dilly dallying, I am finally posting my first post. I’m actually ashamed to admit that I did have thoughts of just letting the idea die a natural death…I wondered if I’d really would be able to do this blogging thing; I mean one would wonder there I was five years ago when others were jumping on the blogging train. Oh well, so here I am…
So, for my first post I have a really great video of a commencement speech from Wellesley High School in Massachusetts, USA.
It gave me a lot to think about, especially since its been…10ish years since I myself left high school…these words could not be more true. What do you guys think?

Miss Bk