It is graduation season in America. Graduates are hearing speeches from many accomplished and talented people, from a variety of professions and backgrounds.
Mr. Curry received an honorary doctorate degree of arts from his alma mater, Swarthmore College, where he majored in comparative religion.
Speaking at the graduation ceremony for around five minutes, Mr. Curry spoke about the desire to find answers to many of life’s big questions, while paying tribute to his mother. He believes she always had something interesting to say and noticed things other people would overlook.
You can watch Mr. Curry’s speech at the one hour and 21-minute mark of the Swarthmore College commencement ceremony on YouTube, by clicking here.