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George Saunders's Advice to Graduates - NYTimes.com

A wonderful graduation speech from George Saunders to the Syracuse University Class of 2013.

Down through the ages, a traditional form has evolved for this type of speech, which is: Some old fart, his best years behind him, who, over the course of his life, has made a series of dreadful mistakes (that would be me), gives heartfelt advice to a group of shining, energetic young people, with all of their best years ahead of them (that would be you).

And I intend to respect that tradition.

via George Saunders’s Advice to Graduates – NYTimes.com.

 

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