laden raid. But he's best known for something he said, deeply touching a chord within us. Martha Raddatz with our person of the week. The United States has conducted an operation that has killed Osama... See More
laden raid. But he's best known for something he said, deeply touching a chord within us. Martha Raddatz with our person of the week. The United States has conducted an operation that has killed Osama bin laden, the leader of Al Qaeda. Reporter: And it was this man, admiral William Mcraven, behind it. This may, sharing his life lessons with a bunch of college kids. His commencement address at the university of texas-austin has now been seen by nearly three million people online. I have a few suggestions that might help you on your way to a better world. Reporter: Simple suggestions. Start by making your bed. It will give you a small sense of pride and it will encourage you to do another task, and another, and another. And if by chance you have a miserable day, you will come home to a bed that is made. Reporter: Going up in Dallas, magnified tenfold with his training as a Navy S.E.A.L. Somehow, these little guys always had the last laugh. Nothing mattered but your will to succeed. Reporter: The admiral has become a legendary figure. Commanding respect with the rank and file, but clearly, he's a leader for anyone aspiring to achieve something big. Start every day with a task completed. Respect everyone. Know that life is not fair, and you will fail often. If you do these things, your generation and the ones that follow will have a better world. And so we choose admiral
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