In honor of Smith’s graduation this weekend, and the very large amount of free time on my hands, I’ve spent the last week watching various commencement addresses on Youtube. This might sound strange and in some ways it is. Many are filled with trite advice, pleasantries, and inside jokes about the school. However, many are filled with universal jokes about emerging adulthood, affirmations, inspiring stories of success, and people who are earnestly searching for wisdom to pass on.
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