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posted: 7/5/2012 4:40 AM

You're unique, just like everyone else

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If you are reading this letter, you are most likely one of the well-informed of David McCullough Jr.'s now viral Wellesley High School commencement speech, "You Are Not Special."

I liked his appropriate ending, "The sweetest joys of life, then, come only with the recognition that you're not special, because everyone is." Had I been consulted, I would have had him add, "But you are unique ... (short pause) ... just like everybody else."

David Thiessen


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