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15 Great Graduation Speeches Everyone Should Hear
Tuohy, 24, a member of the Tuohy family depicted in the book and movie "The Blind Side," is the commencement speaker at Saturday's graduation ceremony at Westfield State University. The graduating class selected Tuohy because of her outlook on life and with the expectation that she will address life experiences that relate to members of the class, class president Courtney E. Sarantos said. Tuohy's family adopted African-American Michael Oher, who originally lived in public housing with his crack-addicted mother.
Graduation speeches are difficult to nail.. It comes with the territory: The special guest or alumni speaker has a near insurmountable task of trying to distill their knowledge of the world into a few pages of insight that can inspire the thousands of hungover college students and their loved ones in the audience. These speeches often often become rife with stale bits of advice about following dreams or not taking life too seriously. But, every once in a while, a speaker absolutely nails it. When Jim Carey spoke at the Maharishi University of Management commencement ceremony in , he spoke about chasing his dreams and fear.