Can you enjoy a story when you know the ending? We all know we are going to die someday, but for computer scientist Randy Pausch, “someday” came into focus back in August 2007, when he learned that his pancreatic cancer had metastasized to his liver and spleen.
Forty-seven years old and the father of three young children, this energetic, time-management enthusiast quickly turned his attention to the wise use of the three-to-six reasonably healthy months his doctors estimated he had left. He moved his family from Pittsburgh to Virginia, so that his wife Jai would be closer to her family after his death. He