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Matthew McConaughey Gives Commencement Speech to Graduating Class of Emergency Workers

Matthew McConaughey Gives Commencement Speech to Graduating Class of Emergency Workers

Matthew McConaughey is delivering an inspirational speech to the nation’s next emergency workers.

The 50-year-old Dallas Buyers Club actor made the commencement speech at the 2020 graduation for the Urban Assembly School for Emergency Management on Friday (May 15) in their virtual ceremony amid the pandemic.

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“To you I say congratulations…you got no prom, you got no real ceremony — don’t feel bad, at least you’re originals. You are the one and onlys. You’re gonna have a lot of fun for the rest of your life knowing that,” he said.

“I want to congratulate you on your chosen professions as emergency management trackers. We all have a role to play in making this world a better place and you chose to do something with real and necessary purpose. Your vocation is a necessity, it’s not a luxury. It’s a brave job that takes true courage and commitment,” he went on to say.

“Inspire yourselves and others and laugh as much as possible and have as much fun as you can, when you can. Life’s hard even without a damn pandemic. You realize that now, and you’re gonna enjoy your life a whole lot more later.”

He recently reconnected with this A-list star regarding the anniversary of their movie.

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