Subscriber Account active since. She continued: "Even though there may not be pomp because of our circumstances, never has a graduating class been called to step into the future with more purpose, vision, passion, and energy and hope. There is so much uncertainty," Winfrey said. What I do know is that the same guts and imagination that got you to this moment, all those things are the very things that are going to sustain you through whatever is coming. It's vital that you learn, and we all learn, to be at peace with the discomfort of stepping into the unknown," the host continued.
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Cook told thousands of graduates that he was sorry they couldn't be together to mark the occasion. The university curbed plans for an in-person event due to restrictions on public gatherings. In his speech, Cook offered advice for navigating challenging circumstances in the years ahead and referenced challenges from his years at Apple. He referenced the experiences of the late President Franklin D. Roosevelt, American aviator Amelia Earhart and poet T. Eliot as periods of their lives were marked by challenges related to the flu that's often referred to as the Spanish flu.
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Of course, this is not the graduation ceremony you envision. The caps flung joyously in the air. But even though there may not be pomp because of our circumstances, never has a graduating class been called to step into the future with more purpose, vision, passion and energy. By Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs. Hugging friends?