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Tuesdays With Morrie is about a dying professors last lesson with his students Morrie the professor is a wise old man with ALS or commonly known as Lou Gerigh disease Despise having the disease he is very loving and optimistic with all the people who come to see him and say goodbye Morrie shares his wisdom with everyone who comes to see him but mostly the author of the book Mitch Albom He shares his wisdom about life marriage money and death He uses a lot of examples from his own life experiences but being the college professor he is he read a lot of books and quoted a lot of writers and poets He used these quotes when Mitch came to visit every Tuesday to mimic the time when Mitch was a student of Morrie They called this time class and discussed what these quotes meant in everyday life In the early stages of the disease Morrie was a guest on ABCs Nightline with Ted Koppel In the interview the final question they asked Morrie was about his worst fears of the disease and what it will eventually do to his body Morrie looked straight into the eyes of Ted Koppel and said Well Ted one day soon someone is gonna have to wipe my ass An interesting quote coming from a frail man He makes the point on one of the most dependent and private things someone has to do The quote can also mean besides killing him it is taking away his human privileges and privacies This quote can also be applied to basic life as simple as washing your hands or soaping your body in the shower or even drying yourself after getting wet This shows that Morrie a very dependent person in his old age is losing all of his self-dependency Not all of Morries quotes however were so straightforward Some of his quotes were more subtle In
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