McCaskill Speaks to Grads

1 decade 1 year 6 months ago Monday, May 14 2007 May 14, 2007 Monday, May 14, 2007 10:12:37 AM CDT May 14, 2007 in News
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CAPE GIRARDEAU (AP) - Senator McCaskill tells high school graduates in southeast Missouri that failing isn't always bad. She says life's setbacks can lead to bigger and better opportunities later on. McCaskill spoke to 19 graduating seniors from Delta High School Saturday. She told them to remain faithful to their family, faith and calling, and to prepare for disappointments. She recalled the pain of losing the 2004 governor's race. But she said that led to a U.S. Senate seat. McCaskill advised graduates to consider their life's work carefully. She says a career isn't about accumulating wealth, but rather, doing what excites and energizes them.

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