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Not graduation speech at Georgia Tech goes viral

Atlanta, Georgia- Inspiring speeches are usually saved for college graduations, but that wasn't the case at the Georgia Institute of Technology In Atlanta.

Sophomore Nick Selby began, "Our tradition of excellence, our mission as students, is not to follow in the footsteps of the astronauts, Nobel Prize lords and presidents who graduated before us, but to exceed their footsteps, crush the shoulders of the giants upon whom we stand.

We here are all such innovative people, so I am telling you...if you want to change the world, you're at Georgia Tech, you can do that!

If you want to build the iron man suit--you're in Georgia Tech!--You can do that! If you want to play theme music during your convocation speech like a bad a**, we're at Georgia Tech, we can do that!

I am doing that!"

The video went viral, pulling in nearly 800,000 hits on YouTube--before 6 a.m. Thursday.

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