The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom is a story about the life of an elderly man who works at an amusement park called Ruby Pier for his whole life. The man, Eddie dies in tragic accident at Ruby Pier while trying to save the life of a young girl. When Eddie makes it to heaven he has to meet five different people to learn their story, how Eddie is connected to them, and they all have a lesson to teach Eddie. Every time he meets a new person he asks if he saves the little girl in the end the last person tells him that he saved the little girl by pushing her out of the way.
Eddie- nice, tough, and a hard-worker.
Joe- mean, annoying, and thinks he is better than everyone else.