David McCullough, Jr. is a faculty member at Wellesley High School. And when asked to give the commencement speech he gave what may be the greatest commencement speech of all time. The theme?
You are not special.
More than anything else, our kids need to realize this.
A lot of people figure he was too rough on the kids. He even when on CBS This Morning to argue in defense of his speech.
No matter what, I say 'Well said good sir. Well said indeed!'