Open Letter from a Millennial: Quit Telling Us We're Not Special
Dear Baby Boomers and Generation X,
Quit telling us we're not special.
Believe us, we bloody well know.
Earlier this month, Wellesley high school teacher David McCullough, Jr., delivered what was perhaps the world's first commencement dirge to a crowd of teenagers on the first day of distinction many of them have ever experienced. Graduation from high school, he informed them, is a shiny induction to the hordes of mediocrity.