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Jacob Zelinski

'Bookended by heartbreak:' Watch student Jacob Zelinski's moving Commencement speech

Jacob Zelinski, class of 2019, on Sunday, May 19, delivered an impassioned Commencement address to his fellow graduates. In his speech,  "With a cap and gown and broken heart," Zelinski said, "If I’ve learned anything in my experiences with heartbreak, it’s that you can’t have it all, but you can have songs at sunset that remind you of your brother."

A text version of Zelinski's speech is also available online.