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Yvonne Abraham

In Wellesley High’s you’re-not-special speech, larger truths

“I feel like Dorothy Gale, plucked up by the tornado’’ in the Wizard of Oz, David McCullough Jr. says.

A couple of weeks ago, McCullough - son of the well-known author - was a fairly anonymous and enormously beloved English teacher at Wellesley High School. Now he’s a YouTube superstar, more popular than even roller-skating parrots.

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