The author, a computer science professor diagnosed with terminal cancer, explores his life, the lessons that he has learned, how he has worked to achieve his childhood dreams, and the effect of his diagnosis on him and his family.
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Randy Pausch, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University was asked to deliver a "Last Lecture" (a series designed to examine the final lessons the speaker would impart when facing their own mortality). For Randy the topic was anything but hypothetical - he had recently received a terminal cancer diagnosis. He delivered his lecture entitled: "Really achieving your childhood dreams" at Carnegie Mellon University on Sept. 18, 2007. Randy lost his cancer...