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# If you had 1 speech to give before you die...

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27 Nov 2007, 11:42

Here's a great speech by one of my heroes, Prof. Randy Pausch, CMU.

http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~pausch/Randy/pau ... script.pdf
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27 Nov 2007, 11:48
I I talked before I died, I would bore the audience to death..
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27 Nov 2007, 11:50
hats off the professor

he is so jovial ..inspite of looming death
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27 Nov 2007, 12:00
He was on Oprah (my wifes favorite show) a month or two ago, he gave his same presentation. Definitely moving.
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28 Nov 2007, 02:57
Excellent. Thanks NC!
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28 Nov 2007, 05:57
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28 Nov 2007, 11:45
Thanks ncprasad and rhyme. Loved what he said about the brick wall.
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28 Nov 2007, 22:49
Truly amazing person ! God bless him.
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14 Dec 2007, 09:45
I could only see this today, it's really inspiring.
14 Dec 2007, 09:45
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