Randy Pausch, famous for his "Last Lecture", has died

Discussion in 'The Watercooler' started by HereWeGoAgain, Jul 25, 2008.

  1. HereWeGoAgain

    HereWeGoAgain Grandpa

    http://online.wsj.com/article_email/SB121699381188384657-lMyQjAxMDI4MTI2NTkyOTUzWj.html

    I have not seen it, but apparently Dr. Pausch's "Last Lecture" created quite a sensation. I plan to watch it tonight (assuming I can get through, that is -- it looks like the sites with the video are getting a lot of traffic today).

    He left behind three small children. According to one article, the "Last Lecture", though delivered to his university audience, was meant for his children.
     
  2. Star*

    Star* call 911........call 911

    The Last lecture was fantastic!
     
  3. Nomad

    Nomad Guest

    Thank you for your post. I saw him on Oprah and went out and bought his book after listening to his wonderful words. I don't know where I put it at the moment...the books are upside down again due to a crazy few months. (Spending the summer organizing). I recall that he seem to always enjoy life and his family, but seem to do this even moreso after his diagnosis. He was a good man and gave his family and world a wonderful legacy.
    This might get you to the lecture as well:
    http://cbs11tv.com/business/educatio....2.779858.html
     
  4. KTMom91

    KTMom91 Well-Known Member

    I've seen part of it...very inspirational. What a great loss.
     
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