Tuesdays with Morrie (1999)

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Docu-drama inspired by the book of the same name by sportswriter Mitch Albom who one night in the summer of 1994 spots his old mentor, college professor Morrie Schwartz sharing his thoughts on death with Ted Koppel on Nightline. It is sixteen years since Albom last spoke with Morrie and he finally makes contact with him. Morrie has ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) but Albom finds a mentally sharp, ebullient man who gradually teaches him the value of life.

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