Ed Team

Ellen on Coming Out

Filed By Ed Team | May 21, 2009 7:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: Ellen DeGeneres, tulane university

"I was getting letters from kids that almost committed suicide but didn't because of what I did. And I realized that I had a purpose, and it wasn't just about me and it wasn't about celebrity."

--Ellen DeGeneres, giving the commencement speech at Tulane University, May 16, 2009, and reflecting on coming out


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