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Graduation Speeches

It's that time of year when a young college student's fancy turns to nostalgia as they pass from undergraduate academia into the "real world" or go on to even higher education.  And it's that time of year when parents attend graduation ceremonies, wade through the pomp for the circumstance of seeing their child walk across the stage and receive their hard-earned diploma. For us, that moment was last week.  First a little background and some crow.  When Kelsey was in 5th grade, we started homeschooling her.  Most of my relatives were concerned because they were sure she would never get into a good college.  Strangers shared their concern that she'd never be "socialized." Well, not only did she graduate (double...

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