Valedictorian Speech

Valedictorian Speech - Do you remember those blocks? The...

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Do you remember those blocks? The ones that fit into cut-outs and teach you all the different shapes? The ones you played with before kindergarten, during the good old, no- grades, no-pressure preschool days? I find it funny how easily amused we are as children. Many of us would have sat on the story rug for hours with those blocks, trying to fit the circle into the square cut-out. Thank the Lord for patient teachers. As the valedictorian for our senior class, many might assume I caught on to which blocks fit into which cut-outs quickly. But, to be honest, it took me awhile. Up until my senior year in high school, I continually filled certain voids with shapes that proved often peculiar and always too small. The main shape I wrestled with over the years remains my accomplishments. They defined my self-worth at a young age. I played basketball competitively throughout junior high and high school. If I didn’t win a particular game or competition, I found I missed the mark; I failed. But strangely enough, if I won, I belittled my success, and even winning left me feeling
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