Tuesdays With Morrie
“Tuesdays with Morrie” (TWM) is more than just a dying mans last words. It is an inspirational recount of a mans life — a man whose passion for the human spirit has continued to live long after his last breath.
You could say there are two stories within TWM. One is the story of a man and a disease. The other is the story of a professor of social psychology who has come to understand that lifes complexities can be broken down into simple truths.
This book was not planned; it came about after Mitch Albom, by chance, saw his old professor on ABCs Nightline being interviewed by Ted Koppel about what it was like to be dying of ALS, more commonly known as Lou Gherigs disease. Mitch had lost track of his Brandeis University professor and college mentor shortly after he graduated and settled in Detroit as a sports writer.
Albom was surprised and saddened to learn that Morrie was dying and quickly got in touch with his old professor. What started as a reunion of old friends turned into the project of a lifetime.
Mitch and Morrie subsequently spent the next sixteen Tuesdays together exploring many of lifes
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