Albom on the cover. However, there is another writer of the book: Albom’s old professor, Morrie, the hero of this book. In the story, the author had lost contact with his professor in the college, Morrie, for nearly 20 years. However, one day, when
Mitch saw Morrie again on the television, he found out that Morrie has Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). It was terminal by the time he had discovered the disease and he was going to die within a year. Caring about Morrie, the author came back to his professor again, and the last class of the professor began. It took place once a week, every Tuesday, in his house. The student was the author. The subject of the class was the meaning of life. It was taught from experience, it was not taught in school. The author wrote their class into a book-“Tuesdays with Morrie” and it is the “final gift” from Morrie.
I love this book. This is the book which has impressed me most among all books
I have read, probably because of Morrie. He was brave, optimistic and humorous.
When he was facing the illness, he suffered great pain and he needed to be totally dependent on others. For example, as he said, “I need someone to wipe my ass for me.” It was very embarrassing. Also, it was very depressing for him to know that he was going to die soon. But instead of mourning and grieving, Morrie tried to live happily and meaningfully. He said joke to delight others. He also thought himself to be very lucky despite his illness because he had love from his relatives and friends.
He knew how to find what he had instead of keep thinking how unlucky he was. It was very difficult. In addition, Morrie was very clever, sensible and knew what he needed. He would not follow blindly the culture-chasing after, work for money only and neglect the most important thing in the world: love. He was able to realize that the culture was not right and tried to teach