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  • The top quotes and jokes from 2015 commencement speakers - 05/19/2015

    Muir used anecdotes about stories he’s covered. He described driving past families in the streets during Hurricane Katrina who shouted “We need help!” at himself and his cameras. He said at the time he felt deeply ashamed, but he later reflected that his reporting gave voice to those in need.

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    “I simply ask all of you here today to go out there after today, and help me report. Go out there, and discover the world that awaits, find the opportunities. Don’t forget to let others know about the people in need that you meet along the way.”

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