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The Last Lecture Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part III Summary

Randy Pausch
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Part III Summary and Analysis

III - Adventures...And Lessons Learned

12 - The Park Is Open until 8 P.M.

In 2006, Randy felt a slight pain in his abdomen. After a series of tests, he discovered that he had pancreatic cancer. He approached the situation like a scientist, doing his research and interviewing experts. He wanted their most experimental treatments, assuring them that his goal was to remain alive. After treatments and surgery, he went on a trip with his wife. They called it a romantic getaway, but it ended with a doctor's appointment where they would find the results of some of his latest test. The nurse walked out of the room to get the doctor, and Randy looked at the information in the computer. He realized that he had a death sentence. Jai was shocked, and when the doctor came in and they informed him that they...

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