A Meaningful Life Journey With Morrie

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A Meaningful Life Journey with Morrie Morrie and I first met at the Zhengzhou City Library in my hometown, during the summer in my first middle school year. It was an incredibly hot summer, and the library, which had powerful air conditioners and plenty of books for me to read and entertain, became an ideal place to spend my time. When the sun ferociously tried to roast people on the street, I enjoyed the cool air inside the library and leisurely read the books I liked. Then, one day, as I was wandering among myriad books and looking for an interesting one, I found Professor Morrie, quietly smiling at me at the far end of the book shelf. Morrie was the main character in the non-fiction book I found in the library: Tuesday with Morrie, an…show more content…
Therefore, I opened the first page of the book and started reading. The next thing I realized was that I was soon captivated by it: The last class of my old professor’s life took place once a week in his house, by a window in the study where he could watch a small hibiscus plant shed its pink leaves. The class met on Tuesdays. … No grades were given, but there were oral exams each week. … You were also required to perform physical tasks now and then, such as lifting the professor’s head to a comfortable spot on the pillow or placing his glasses on the bridge of his nose. Kissing him good-bye earned you extra credit. This vivid and strange description of the class really piqued my curiosity. When I read the first sentence, I thought the teaching place was weird. However, the weirder thing was found when I read the next few lines. A class with no grades was definitely my dream class in middle school, but what about those physical tasks and kissing in class? Just as I was wondering what kind of class it was, I continued the page: A funeral was held in lieu of graduation. … The last class of my old professor’s life had only one student. I was the student. The beginning of the book was compelling and drew my interest in continuing to finish the
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