"You're not special."
That's what some recent graduates were told by their commencement speaker, Wellesley High School teacher David McCullough, Jr., and the Massachusetts high school graduation speech has gone viral online.
"You're not special. You're not exceptional," McCullough says. "Contrary to what your U-9 soccer trophy suggests, your glowing seventh grade report card despite every assurance that a certain corpulent purple dinosaur that nice Mr. Rogers and your batty Aunt Sylvia, no matter how often your maternal cape crusader is swooped into save you, you are nothing special."
McCullough talked to Zoraida Sambolin on "Early Start" to react to the attention his speech received and to clarify what he meant in the speech.
Read the transcript from "Early Start" by clicking on "Full Story".
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