Anna Quindlen Addresses the Graduates of Grinnell College with No Apologies

I enjoy listening to college commencement addresses.  A lot of them — perhaps most of them — are just a a string of cliches.  But occasionally I come across a real gem.  I had the pleasure of hearing Anna Quindlen at the Kenyon College graduation of 2008.  She was wonderful  This year she gave the commencement address at Grinnell College.(Transcript.) It is well worth a listen.

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