Mor­rie Schwartz in Tues­days With Mor­rie by Mitch Al­bom

The Star Malaysia - Star2 - - Reads - – Ken­neth Chaw

AIL­ING 78-year-old so­ci­ol­ogy pro­fes­sor Mor­rie Schwartz and his former stu­dent Mitch Al­bom re­unite ev­ery Tues­day for 14 weeks in the mem­oir Tues­days With

Mor­rie. Each Tues­day, Al­bom looks to Schwartz for his sim­ple yet pow­er­ful life lessons.

He speaks about the things that mat­ter most in life – the im­por­tance of chas­ing after your dreams, let­ting go of the past, for­give­ness, fam­ily re­la­tion­ships, and more.

These Tues­day ses­sions feel in­ti­mate and pre­cious. With Shwartz close to the end of his life, they are words to be savoured and re­mem­bered. Schwartz wasn’t just a fa­ther fig­ure to au­thor Al­bom. Hav­ing read Tues­days

With Mor­rie on the cusp of adult­hood, he was in­di­rectly mine as well.

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Al­bom (right) with Schwartz in his last days be­fore he died in 1995.

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