The Opposite of Loneliness

http://yaledailynews.com/crosscampus/2012/05/27/keegan-the-opposite-of-loneliness/

 

This graduation speech written by Marina Keegan is probably one of my favorite things I’ve ever read.   I think her speech is something all of us can relate to.  She was honest, funny, and inspiring with her words.   WARNING:  If you are the sentimental type or are feeling particularly emotional today, you might cry.  I did.  My favorite part is when she mentions staying at the table after the check has been paid, or when she reminds us that we are still so young; we think we have to have it all figured out, but we don’t need to know everything yet. Good luck to everyone with finishing your projects!

 

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One thought to “The Opposite of Loneliness”

  1. I first read this piece last semester and I loved it. I have 2 years left until graduation, but I can relate to it!

    It’s haunting how she says “We’re so young. We’re so young. We’re twenty-two years old. We have so much time,” and she passes away. It shows us how time is really precious and to make the most of everything.

    I don’t know if you’ve read some of her other pieces, but I thought her outlook on the finance industry was interesting. http://yaledailynews.com/weekend/2011/09/30/even-artichokes-have-doubts/ . She definitely has a way with words.

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