President Obama, Melinda Gates, Oprah Winfrey, the Dalai Lama and Stephen Colbert mixed tough love in their upbeat speeches and advice to this year’s grads. Here’s where they spoke — and what they said.
Oprah Winfrey, Harvard Winfrey told graduates they’ll face obstacles inevitably — learn from them and move on. She also said everybody, no matter how high, needs reassurance and validation. Winfrey urged the students to reach out to those they disagree with, “have more face-to-face conversations” with them. Read more. Elise Amendola/AP Buy Photo