Review Of Tuesdays With Morrie By Morrie

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Review of Tuesdays with Morrie
Initial Reaction
The purpose of this paper is to review the video of Tuesdays with Morrie. The video focuses on a relationship between a graduated college student named Mitch, and his professor, Morrie. Morrie is diagnosed with ALS and is progressively getting worse. Mitch is a busy sports writer who makes little time for anyone in his life. Mitch has not seen Morrie for several years and learns of his fate on an evening news interview. Mitch finds the courage to visit his ailing professor, and together they decide to write a thesis regarding Morrie’s life and the meaning of it. Along the way, Mitch learns the true meaning of love and life from Morrie.
I experienced several different emotions while watching this video. It made me laugh, cry and ponder the meaning of life. I can relate to Mitch’s character of being extremely busy. I am a wife, mother, nurse and student all in one. I have to balance work, school and a career all at the same time. Some days I am so tired, that I don’t get out of bed. This makes me feel as if I have failed my family. My family is very supportive and understanding, so I know that this is not true. This video reminded me that I need to slow down and not take life for granted.
Touch and Intimacy
I do believe that older people suffer from touch deprivation. Morrie suffered from this immensely as a child. His mother died when he was a very young boy. His father was very stern and refused to discuss his wife’s death. He…

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