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This Story About a Mother's Love Brought an Entire Middle School to Tears

If you know anything about middle school, you're well aware that young teenagers can be extremely hard to motivate and inspire. For former professional wrestler Marc Mero, however, it only took four minutes to bring an auditorium full of middle school students to tears. Through an extremely personal story about his mother, her passing, and his regrets about treating her poorly, Mero urged the students not to push their parents away. "I would slam my door on the one person who believed in me," the motivational speaker shared. His speech about motherly love and redemption is a must watch, but be warned . . . You'll need a box of tissues by the end.

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BelindaSkerry1421664356 BelindaSkerry1421664356 2 years

This is an emotional story but the delivery was overly dramatic and unconvincing. The pretend crying was OTT and unnecessary. I wouldn't go as far as to say that I doubt his love for him mother is real but he didn't show the crowd any sort of genuine emotion. He was just soap-opera-acting with the not-very-well-hidden agenda of getting kids to 'just say no'. Well, he seems to have gotten through to the 3 kids who cried at least...

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