Comedian Jim Carrey was not in a mood to joke during his commencement speech at Iowa's Maharishi University of Management last Saturday.
The 52-year-old Canadian actor, who received a Doctor of Fine Arts Honoris Causa degree at the ceremony, opened up about his personal life and became emotional as he spoke about his father and his childhood.
Said Carrey: "I learnt many great lessons from my father, not the least of which was that you could fail at what you don't love, so you might as well take a chance on doing what you love."
This article was first published on May 28, 2014.
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