Courageous Jai Pausch – Life After Randy

I received a comment today one of my Living in Courage readers Mary, asking for an update on Randy Pausch's wife Jai and the children. It has been almost a year (July 25th 2008) since his passing. During Randy's illness with pancreatic cancer, I had frequent updates (archived in Courage and Archived … [Read more...]

Randy Pausch Dies Today of Pancreatic Cancer

Randy Pausch was 47 years young.  His courageous passing will be felt by people across the world.  What an amazing man, what an amazing family.  Randy was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2006, being told he had 3 to 6 months to live.  He made every day count. Randy Pausch's Last Lecture at … [Read more...]

Randy Pausch – The Last Lecture #1 Bestseller

April 18: I only cared about the first three copies... Hyperion sent me a nice plaque ... apparently the book we did (for which the credit goes to Jeff Zaslow), has become a #1 best seller. Hyperion says they're about to have two million copies in print, but all I cared about was the first 3 … [Read more...]

Randy Pauch Update – Letter from President Bush

For more videos and past updates on Randy Pausch, go to the Heroes or Courage section of this website. June 10th, 2008: A Letter from President Bush While I don't have any way of validating it authenticity, nor do I have an particular reson to do doubt it - this arrived recently (click on … [Read more...]

Randy Pausch Update – A Perfect Day

May 18th, 2008: A perfect day! Everyone should have a day this perfect in their lives. Carnegie Mellon flew Jai and me up to Pittsburgh to attend graduation. I had the honor of giving the charge to the graduates at the end of the ceremony. Even the weather cooperated to make it a perfect … [Read more...]