Commencement 2012 – Go, Mass.

Read this faculty speech by Wellesley High School English teacher David McCullough, Jr. The writing is gorgeous. Boggling are the negative comments  (“smug”? He’s ANTI-smug. And to those poo-pooing his call for selflessness: awaken to what brings happiness, America!)  The naysayers don’t get what matters during these bizarre Modern Tymes; they prolly sleep spooning their generic trophies.  That, or they didn’t read it all the way through. How modern.

McCullough:  You had me at “Weddings are bride-centric pageantry.”

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Posted on June 10, 2012, in humor, Uncategorized and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.

  1. Dang he really hits it on the head…. perfect!!!

  2. Thanks for posting the link. I had heard about it but not read it yet.

  3. Dont forget to cite your sources!!!

  4. Love your musings on life in VT.

    PLEASE acknowledge your source for the commencement speech link.

    Good Day!

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