In addition to speaking at a select few college commencements, President Obama has penned an address to all of the nation's graduates.

The speech/letter will be published in the upcoming issue of Parade magazine, but you can read it online now.

An excerpt:

All of these Americans faced long odds. All of them faced doubt. Many grew up in times of discord and difficulty. Yet they knew that while America’s destiny is never certain, our ability to shape it always is. Ours is a history of renewal and reinvention, where each generation finds a way to adapt, thrive, and push the nation forward with energy, ingenuity, and optimism.

That is your charge as graduates—our future is in your hands. The United States is still a land of infinite possibilities waiting to be seized, if you are willing to seize them