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Jayne Miller By Jayne Miller • May 31, 2016

The Best Graduation Speeches from 2016


Throw your caps in the air - it's graduation season.

It's been another May full of big accomplishments, sage advice, motivating words, and a hearty dose of humor. Today we're sharing some of our favorite speeches from graduations across the country, from Lin-Manuel Miranda's beautiful take on storytelling, to Sheryl Sandberg's advice on finding yourself in times of tragedy, to Mo Rocca's reminder that it's okay - you've got time.

All this good stuff is linked below.

Donovan Livingston (Poetically) Inspires


Hoda Kotb Talks Overcoming Rejection


Lin-Manuel Miranda Urges Students to Tell Their Story


Sheryl Sandberg Tells Students to Stay Resilient


Sheryl WuDunn Teaches Kindness, Compassion


Spike Lee Speaks of Making the World a Better Place


Madeleine Albright Praises Those Who Fight for the Truth


President Barack Obama Urges Participation, Compromise, and Advocacy



Russell Wilson Pushes Students to 'Go Make it Happen'


Mo Rocca Reminds Students That They Have Time


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