Dying Professor Gives his Last Lecture on Life

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Randy Pausch set the tone early on yesterday at his farewell lecture at Carnegie Mellon University titled Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams. “If I don’t seem as depressed or morose as I should be, sorry to disappoint you,” said Dr. Pausch, a 46-year-old computer science professor who has incurable pancreatic cancer. He is expected to live for a few more weeks or months. More details

Prof Randy Pausch’s speech brought a tear to my eye: it’s very moving and inspiring and I strongly recommend you watch it.

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Randy Pausch’s Cancer Update page


3 responses to “Dying Professor Gives his Last Lecture on Life”

  1. Jay says:

    Long, but worthwhile viewing. Sage advice from a dying young man who’s experienced a life most people who are 80 would envy.

  2. frugiedh says:

    There are certainly some incredible people in this world. That was very moving and I am going to remember that “brick wall” analogy. I think it is very true.

  3. Boo says:

    very touching. i can tell he’s an amazing professor and person. thanks for posting

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