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You Are Not Special - ...and Other Encouragements

David McCullough, Jr.

David McCullough, Jr.'s high school commencement address of 2012, dubbed "You Are Not Special," was a tonic for children, parents, and educators alike. With wit and a perspective earned from raising four children and teaching high school students for nearly thirty years, McCullough expands on his speech-taking a hard look at hovering parents, questionable educational goals, professional college prep, electronic distractions, and club sports-and advocates for a life of passionate engagement.

David McCullough, Jr.'s high school commencement address of 2012, dubbed "You Are Not Special," was a tonic for children, parents, and educators alike. With wit and a perspective earned from raising four children and teaching high school students for nearly thirty years, McCullough expands on his speech-taking a hard look at hovering parents, questionable educational goals, professional college prep, electronic distractions, and club sports-and advocates for a life of passionate engagement.
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David McCullough, Jr.'s high school commencement address of 2012, dubbed "You Are Not Special," was a tonic for children, parents, and educators alike. With wit and a perspective earned from raising four children and teaching high school students for nearly thirty years, McCullough expands on his speech-taking a hard look at hovering parents, questionable educational goals, professional college prep, electronic distractions, and club sports-and advocates for a life of passionate engagement.

Language:

English

Length:

7h 57m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:11


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

32:37


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

53:06


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

46:12


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

56:45


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

44:26


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

46:17


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

47:58


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

30:16


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

28:24


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

45:28


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

29:38


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

15:18


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

00:31