Last week I wrote about Randy Pausch and how he encouraged us to not be afraid to dream. Rather, he said, “Dream big.” Another of Pausch’s important messages was about attitude toward life in general. Even though Randy Pausch died of pancreatic cancer at age 47, a little less than two years after being diagnosed, he was an inspiration for finding purpose and happiness in each day. When Pausch spoke of his cancer, he said: We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand. Pausch believed that
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It’s the start of a new Winter Olympic cycle, and athletes of all ages are renewing their Olympic dreams. But how many athletes actually win the Olympics? Is it alright for your child to have such dreams even if they don’t come true? I think the Olympic-dream question could be answered with Randy Pausch’s words: “Dream big. Dream without fear.” Pausch, who was a computer-science professor at Carnegie Mellon University and an award-winning teacher and researcher, would seem an unlikely choice to answer a question about having Olympic dreams.
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