There is a 47 year old professor, Randy Pausch, from Carnegie Mellon University, who learned last autumn that he has 6 months of good health – and very possibly life itself – left. Because of pancreatic cancer.
This is his last lecture. This is what he wants to tell his 3 young children before he no longer has the chance to – how to achieve your dreams.
“Brick walls are there for a reason – they let us prove how badly we want things.”
[It is 76 minutes. Go ahead, watch it.] [You can read the NY Times article too.]