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Tuesdays with Morrie

Summary: Provides a summary, character sketch, and critique of "Tuesdays With Morrie" by Mitch Albom.
I. Synopsis: Mitch Albom is Morrie Schwartz's former (and now current) student. After Mitch hears about Morries diagnosis of ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) on the television show Nightline with Ted Koppel, they reunite and begin to meet every Tuesday. During these meetings Morrie teaches Mitch lessons about facing one's death and living one's life.

Once together again teacher and student decide to extend the visit over the remaining months of Morrie's life. Their Tuesday sessions cover valuable issues of everyday life: the world, regrets, death, family, emotions, aging, money, love, marriage, culture, forgiveness and the perfect day.

With each visit Mitch notices how quickly Morrie is deteriorating and he can see how the illness has taken over his body almost from head to toe. Morrie eventually succumbs to the disease and passes away in the serene and peaceful way he hoped for.

II. Character Sketch:

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