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... “Tuesdays with Morrie Family and Money. In “Tuesdays with Morrie,” a true-life story, Mitch Albom gives a poignant, deeply moving account of the hours spent with his former Professor, Morrie Schwartz, as Morrie approaches the end of his life. The narrative spans both Morrie’s and Mitch’s thoughts, incorporating flashbacks to give a complete picture of the lives and characters of the two protagonists. Mitch is a sports journalist, who has renounced his dreams of becoming a concert pianist in order to attain financial security and professional success. Morrie has been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease, and has only weeks to live. Morrie, who once taught Mitch...