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    SNL's Fred Armisen Advises High School Grads to Stay Unique

    Graduation speeches are usually full of motivational quotes and wisdom.

    But when Fred Armisen is your commencement speaker, you get all that and some laughs!

    The Portlandia star spoke at a high school graduation in—yes, you guessed it—Portland, at the Oregon Episcopal School this past weekend.

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    He started off by recognizing practically everybody that could be in the room, and of course didn't want to be rude, so he also addressed the Royal family (just in case they happened to catch this clip).

    We also find out that the Saturday Night Live comic only took the job because he would (kind of, but not really) look like he's riding on an eagle.

    And since the graduating class was slightly under 80 students, Armisen used this as an opportunity to point out individual students' close calls leading up to graduation, such as using the wrong verb in Spanish or having a book still checked out in the library.

    We're sure they were grateful for that little reminder, Fred.

    Lastly, even though he very openly admits to not knowing what an electron does, the celeb does give some really great advice.

    "No matter what happens, everything turns out great."

    But that's not all! Check out the video above for more words of wisdom from Fred, himself!

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