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Parker Mantell Indiana University Commencement Speech

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Parker Mantell has quite an impressive resume for a 22 year old barely college graduate.To hear his introduction to give the commencement address at his University of Indiana ceremony this past spring, sets you up to expect the ordinary all-American high achiever, future leader and inspiring young person. Parker Mantell is all of those things but one, and that’s “ordinary.”

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Parker suffers from a stutter, but his speech impediment doesn’t stop him from giving a powerful speech to thousands of people here. His words and his poise are both equally inspiring and Mr. Manteel teaches us that we are capable of anything we set our minds to. We recommend you check out our other recent video on “Mushy” Asghar and his touching victory over a speech difficulty.