Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

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When Mitch arrives at Morrie's for the first time, what is he not proud of? Why does he struggle with this first meeting?

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Tuesdays With Morrie  opens with an account by Mitch of his graduation day on which his professor, Morrie Schwartz, hugs him warmly and asks him to stay in touch. Mitch answers without any hesitation, "Of course." However, he did not stay in touch. Instead, he became absorbed in his own life and his desires, such as that of wanting to be a musician. After his favorite uncle, the man he wanted to be like, dies of pancreatic cancer, Mitch feels "as if time were suddenly precious" and he...

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