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GMANews.TV also verified that some lines in Pangilinan’s address were nearly identical to passages in Rowling’s commencement address at Harvard University in 2008.
"I had no idea then how far the tunnel extended, and for a long time, any light at the end of it was a hope rather than a reality," Rowling said in her speech.
In Pangilinan’s address, this line appears: "I had no idea how far the tunnel of failure extended. And any light at the end of it seemed more hope than reality."
Rowling: "The knowledge that you have emerged wiser and stronger from setbacks means that you are, ever after, secure in your ability to survive."
Pangilinan: "The knowledge that you have emerged wiser and stronger from setbacks means that you can be secure in your ability to survive."
He said that he did had help in drafting the speech. I bet whoever helped him is in HUGE trouble now. And MVP should look too at his other speeches.