I can’t imagine how hard it must be to find the right words when a friend dies. But I’m sure, that John Cleese (and the other members of Monty Python) found the right words in the eulogy given in tribute to Graham Chapman.
But what is brave about this speech? Listen for yourself.
Transcript of the memorial service.
The description on YouTube claims it’s the best speech of the 21st Century. It’s a short but very powerful speech given by Reverend Graylan Hagler (National President, Ministers for Racial, Social and Economic Justice and Senior Minister, Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ Washington).