Commencement season: Speakers share inspiration, insight, and advice with college grads

Sonia Sotomayor

Melanie Stetson Freeman/The Christian Science Monitor
Students watch US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, the first Hispanic member of the Court, on the big screen as she gives a speech in Yankee Stadium at New York University's (NYU) 180th commencement ceremony in New York on May 16.

The US Supreme Court associate justice spoke at New York University. “You control the quality of your lives and your communities. It is only in giving to others that you can find meaning and satisfaction in what you do.”

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