Emmy Award-winning television host and comedienne Ellen DeGeneres gives a hilarious and touching speech to the Tulane University graduating class of 2009. Speech begins at 1:46 in the video.
“And I realized that I had a purpose. And it wasn’t just about me, and it wasn’t about [being a] celebrity… It was so important for me to lose everything, because I found that what the most important thing is to be true to yourself. Ultimately, that’s what’s gotten me to this place.”