"What we're not going to talk about today," he continued, "is cancer, because I've spent a lot of time talking about that ... and we're not going to talk about things that are even more important, like my wife and [three preschool] kids, because I'm good, but I'm not good enough to talk about that without tearing up."Link to story.
What he was there to discuss was how to fulfill your childhood dreams, and the lessons he had learned on his life's journey.
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Link to Pausch’s website.