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Month: January 2014

George Saunders’ Advice to Graduates

Originally posted on Kindness Blog:
George Saunders delivered this convocation speech at Syracuse University for the class of 2013. It subsequently went viral, and there’s a really solid reason for that; It’s awesome. In case you have not read it already, please enjoy; George Saunders by Damon Winter from the The New York Times. The entire speech, graduation season or not, is well worth reading, and is included below. “Down through the ages, a traditional form has evolved for this type of speech, which is: Some old fart, his best…