Essay: Speech for a High School Graduate

Others will exhort you to take risks, to be yourself, never to look back or lose your faith. Not I. If the truth be told, I do not want you to take risks. Oh, maybe a selected few to preserve your selfesteem, but not the killing kind of risk, nothing netless.

As for being yourself, that's fine, as long as you are happy with yourself. Otherwise, be someone else. You'll find your way; most everyone does. Never to look back? I'd say look back quite often.

If you don't look back, you won't know it was...

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