The Five People You Meet in Heaven Themes

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In Tuesdays with Morrie, the author's old teacher taught Mitch Albom that love always wins (p. 34, Tuesdays with Morrie). This theme is at the core of The Five People You Meet in Heaven. Eddie devotes his life to keeping children safe, the epitome of love. His encounter with Tala at the end confirms Morrie's philosophy that love always wins. He gives his own life to save a little Amy or Annie, and it is out of love and concern for a child that might be burned to death that he risks his own life in the Philippines. As a result of his effort to save that child, he receives the wound that makes him a cripple for life.

Even though he goes to work at the Pier in maintenance by default (or so he feels) because of the injury, his mission there is, in fact, to keep...

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