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Randy Pausch, Creator of the ‘Last Lecture,’ Has Died

randy-pausch.JPGCBS is reporting that Randy Pausch, a YouTube sensation, Oprah guest, and author of a best-selling book based on his “Last Lecture” has died. Pausch, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, gave a speech at Carnegie Mellon last year, which spoke about how a person could achieve their childhood dreams. The speech received over 3 million views on YouTube, garnering the author a multi-million dollar book deal, and international acclaim. Pausch was 47 and leaves behind a wife and three children.

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