Randy Pausch is a professor at Carnegie Mellon University. He was told last fall that his pancreatic cancer was fatal and he only had 6 or so months to live. Carnegie Mellon has been having professors give a lecture of life lessons as though it was their last. He decided to give his on childhood dreams.
Have you seen or heard about this? This is the entire video (just over an hour) but you can watch the shorter one he gave on Oprah (around 11 minutes). Human strength and courage is amazing!