Memorable Commencement Addresses of 2009

Jun 1, 2009 | Posted by: findingDulcinea_KED | Full story: www.findingdulcinea.com

The past academic year was a landmark: Graduates saw the first black president elected and watched as a global recession unfolded, making their futures uncertain.

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Reunie

New York, NY

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Jun 1, 2009
 
Nothing compares to Mary Schmich's column in the Chicago Tribune, co-opted into a bad 1999 one-hit wonder song by Baz Luhrmann.
Janet

Oregon City, OR

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Jun 1, 2009
 
How awful that I can't even remember who gave the commencement address at my graduation. Martin Scorcese received an honorary degrees, Yo-Yo Ma played some music, and ? said some words of wisdom. Silly brain...
BettyB

Canon City, CO

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Jun 1, 2009
 
I can't remember mine either, Janet. I guess the important thing is we graduated?
Ken

New York, NY

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Jun 2, 2009
 
Wynton Marsalis, though I didn't show up for it...

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