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Obama Dishes Out Advice (and Hugs!) During a High School Graduation Speech

Jun 12 2014 - 11:20am

President Barack Obama hit the stage in Massachusetts on Wednesday to deliver a commencement speech at Worcester Technical High School, cracking jokes and sharing life lessons during his time at the podium. "Some of your moms and dads probably wish they could hang onto you a little bit longer. Some of you, maybe they're ready to get rid of you," he teased. Later, he got more serious, telling students three life lessons they should remember. The first? "Each of us is only here because somebody somewhere invested in our success." Watch his full speech below, and keep reading to see more pictures from the president's day in Massachusetts.

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