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Cairn 10: The Speech, Part 2 (with Cassidy Shemelia)

Cairn 10: The Speech, Part 2 (with Cassidy Shemelia)

We promised we’d feature our two outstanding, student Spring Commencement Brunch speakers. We heard from Andrew Gordon earlier this summer, and we are now we are pleased to bring Cassidy Shemelia into the studio. In this episode we talk about how she came to Cairn, a bit about her speech to her classmates, and her future in social work.
We've also included the full text of her speech below for you to enjoy.
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Cassidy's Speech
Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady of the US under FDR, has always been one of my favorite activists. She once said a few lines that has motivated and challenged me throughout my entire life: “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” I thought of thi