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After reading and viewing many different commencement speeches I chose J K Rowlings. I read commencement speeches from Ronald Reagan, Ellen DeGeneres, and Steven Jobs. However I chose the commencement speech from J K Rowlings because she like many woman are a single parent and are homeless or just about to be homeless. She struggled for years trying to raise her daughter, even her own parents thought she would fail at all she will try to do. Joanne was on welfare when she published her first novel and now she is the second richest woman behind Oprah Winfrey. Now if that is not inspirational I do
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Unformatted text preview: not know what is. The best part of her commencement speech that was very inspirational to me was where she said The knowledge that you have emerged wiser and stronger from setbacks means that you are, ever after, secure in your ability to survive. You will never truly know yourself, or the strength of your relationships, until both have been tested by adversity. Such knowledge is a true gift, for all that it is painfully won, and it has been worth more than any qualification I ever earned....
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course HUM 111 111 taught by Professor Nazaire during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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