Essay On The Last Lecture By Randy Pausch

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When you just have a couple of months to live you need do everything in that couple of months that you can do in a lifetime. If I were given only a couple months left, I would address to my entire family to live their life to the fullest. Maria Robinson once said “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending”. The average people live till 78, we may be young and stupid, but we don’t realize how much we take for granted, until it’s taken away from us. However, with a family you will want to pass on your love and advice which is what Professor Randy Pausch did in The Last Lecture. He concluded that he needed to tell everyone about his life to teach them to live their life to the fullest and how to overcome any brick walls that you come across before his life was past the point of no return. When Professor Pausch was diagnosed with cancer, he experienced …show more content…
He spent many days and nights writing this speech. But he wanted this speech to mean something to everyone who heard it. “How exactly do you catalogue your childhood dreams? How do you get other people to reconnect with theirs? As a scientist, these weren't the questions I typically struggle with” (pg.11). With the amount of speeches he delivered he never struggled but this one he wanted to take his time and make sure it touched everyone’s heart. This brick wall he was able to overcome by staying engaged in his life, and revisiting his childhood dreams. “My uniqueness, I realized, ame in the specifics of all the dreams...that defined my forty six years of life” (pg.10). He also wanted to show that even though he only had so many days to live he wanted to be happy with the last days he had. One of the brick walls that I fight every day is my inability to hear. Everyday im challenged to hear what other people hear, but as i’m getting older i'm realizing this is what makes me

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