The last lecture-Randy Pausch

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Freshman Composition 2

Professor: Feng-ming Chi 蕭湞燕 Pika final book report (draft 3)

Last lecture Summary:

Randy Pausch, a remarkable professor in Carnegie Mellon, delivered his last lecture and book entitled "Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams" in 2007. Because he was diagnosed with terminal cancer, he was dying but he tried to leave what he wanted to educate his children in the future. After recalling his memory, he found that all meaningful things in his life were related to his childhood dreams. Thus, he talked about his dreams, family, and lessons from daily life. He also gave advice on how to live. As a dying man, he stayed optimistic. His book was like a record of details in his lecture, and both of them cause huge impact worldwide. The Last lecture

He planned for the rest of his life rationally and orderly. To make effects on other people and educate his children, he accepted to deliver a speech about his special life experiences. The topic of the last lecture was "Achieving Your Childhood Dreams." In the speech, he mentioned about how to fulfill dreams and how to live optimistic.