publication date: Saturday, May 3, 2008 (part of Round XXXIV)

category: Medicine

clue: If you were dying and had one final speech to give your students, what would you say?

explanation: Pausch made headlines in 2007 and 2008 when, as part of a hypothetical "last lecture" series for college professors, he gave a poignant speech about what he'd learned in his life, after receiving an actual diagnosis of terminal cancer a month earlier. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, Amy Austin, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, Shawn Brandt, Greg Bair, Jim Kraus, Allison Bair, JB Brenner, and Michelle Lager


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