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Commencement Speeches: Unsolicited Advice, Uncomfortable Cliches or Words of Wisdom?

Graduation season is upon us. It’s the time of year when hundreds of thousands of young Americans walk across that stage to mark the end of the most formative years in their lives. They have student debt, useless degrees, and boundless optimism. They also have the advice of many commencement speakers. Fusion’s Alicia Menendez talks to some recent grads about the speeches that hit the mark and the ones that made us shrink in our seats. From Charlie Day to Jay Leno, whose speeches rocked and whose speeches were epic fails?

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