Commencement 2009 (full ceremony)

Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory A. Booker challenged graduating seniors at Brandeis' 58th commencement to use their love to change the world. “You drink deeply from wells of freedom that you did not dig,” he said. “To me you have a critical decision to make. The primary choice, I believe, of your life is to accept the conditions as they exist or to accept the responsibility for changing them.”

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