Mitt Romney tells graduates what it was like losing to Obama

Mitt Romney Tells Graduates What It Was Like Losing To Obama

Mitt Romney traveled to New Hampshire to give a commencement speech Sunday at Saint Anselm College.
The former presidential candidate had some serious words of wisdom for the Class of 2015 -- things he learned by losing to President Barack Obama in 2012.

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Mitt Romney tells graduates what it was like losing to Obama
US President Barack Obama arriveS on stage after winning the 2012 US presidential election November 7, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. Obama swept to re-election, forging history again by defying the dragging economic recovery and high unemployment which haunted his first term to beat Republican Mitt Romney. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

"I have experienced successes and failures. I am asked what it felt like to lose to President Obama. Well, not as good as winning. Failures aren't fun, but they are inevitable. More importantly, failures don't define who you are."

Romney also told graduates to "live large" and experience all life has to offer, including the challenges.

"Your world is now breathtakingly large, almost without boundaries ... you may even be tempted to look for a smaller, more comfortable world, one that's less complex, and less demanding. That's not who you are ... to experience a fulfilling, purposeful life, one thing you're going to have to do it this: live a large life."

The former Massachusetts governor has already said he doesn't plan on running for president again, but he told WMUR he's still excited about the race...and he's not yet endorsing anybody. ​
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