The teacher Randy Pausch died at the age of 57. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Cancer-diagnosed professor who gave an inspirational, much-publicized last lecture titled “The Last Lecture: Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams.”
He married Jai Glasgow. Together, they had three children: Chloe, Dylan and Logan.
He was 47, and had lived five months longer than the six months a doctor gave him as an upside limit last August. The cause was metastasized pancreatic cancer, Carnegie Mellon University announced.
I’ve never understood pity and self-pity as an emotion.
I played in football games where you walk off the field and the scoreboard didn’t end up the way you wanted. But you knew that you really did give it all. And the other team was too strong.
We have a finite amount of time. Whether short or long, it doesn’t matter. Life is to be lived.
Brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls aren’t there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to show us how badly we want things.
The metaphor I’ve used is… somebody’s going to push my family off a cliff pretty soon, and I won’t be there to catch them. And that breaks my heart. But I have some time to sew some nets to cushion the fall. So, I can curl up in a ball and cry, or I can get to work on the nets.