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After ‘You’re not special’ speech, a quiet season for Wellesley teacher

With three memorable words — “you’re not special” — David McCullough Jr. went from a popular English teacher at Wellesley High School to an Internet sensation and among last spring’s most memorable commencement speakers.

But as high school seniors, their parents, and teachers prepare for another round of “Pomp and Circumstance,’’ McCullough will be sitting it out.

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