Elvis’s Acceptance Speech of Jaycees Award (1971)

The Jaycees (United States Junior Chamber) named Elvis Presley one of the “Oustanding Young Men of 1970.” Here is Elvis’s 1971 acceptance speech of his Jaycees award:

Obviously grateful and humbled, Elvis says, “When I was a child, I was a dreamer. And I read comic books and I was the hero of the comic books. I saw movies and I was the hero in the movie. So, every dream that I ever dreamed has come true a hundred times.”

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