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The Last Lecture Setting & Symbolism

Randy Pausch
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Objects/Places

Pittsburgh

This was where Randy lived with his wife before he was diagnosed with his illness.

Southeastern VA

This was where the family moved so that his wife could be closer to her relatives after Randy passed away.

Columbia, MD

This was where Randy grew up. He was comfortable middle class.

Stuffed animals

These were a sign of a successful person to Randy. He gave his out to students during a lecture.

Ceramic salt and pepper shaker

This was what Randy and his sister bought for their parents at Walt Disney World.

Pancreatic cancer

This was what Randy was diagnosed with, shortening his life dramatically.

Tumors

Randy had ten tumors on his liver.

Convertable

This was what Randy took his niece and nephew out in. He poured soda all over it.

Images

These were what Randy had to sort through before he did his lecture since he was...

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