The novelist took her duties as commencement speaker seriously ~ dishing Harvard's class of 2008 unforgettable advice drawn from her own fateful life. The morals of her story? Even failure has it's perks. And, imagination is the most profound human capacity ~ one that can carry us through whatever life throws our way. See the whole speech as only Jo could say it here!
In 2015, Jo published her classic Harvard commencement address in beautifully illustrated book form. The novelist's witty + sincere advice ~ based on her own experiences at the hands of fate ~ will resonate anyone going through a life transition. All proceeds benefit Jo's children's foundation Lumos.