Transcript for Celebrating the Next Generation
And on this holiday, as we promise not to forget a past generation, we also promise to look forward to the next. With advice for the class of 2013 from some famous faces tonight. ♪ it is an honor to be speaking at your 2013 valedictory exercises, I believe that means I am this year's val dick torrian. I keep looking at the lovely hills and I want to step out of the car and walk over to a grassy knol, and make my signature turn. ♪ The hills are alive with the sound of music ♪ I googled amazing speeches. Oh, I know you've done it. Live right now. ♪ this question was asked of the great american poet and folk singer, james brown. What you gonna do now? ♪ and there's this guy, barack obama, who lost -- he lost his first race for congress, and now he gets to call himself my husband. my only grandson. You can follow someone else's script, try to make choices that will make other people happy, or, you can write your own story. My dream is to make a difference. To me, success means simply that you have found your gift, found your passion. But once you find those gifts, you must share them, and get better at them every day. I dare you, class of 2013, to do better. I dare you, to dream bigger. Thank you. And from what I've seen of your generation, I'm confident that you will. Eers and applause ]
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