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Best Advice To Graduates (grad season or not)

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George Saunders delivered the convocation speech at Syracuse University for the class of 2013. The speech touches on some of the moments in his life and larger themes (in his life and work)...— the need for kindness and all the things working against our actually achieving it, the risk in focusing too much on “success,” the trouble with swimming in a river full of monkey feces.

The entire speech, graduation season or not, is well worth reading, and is included below.

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