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'Last Lecture' Professor Randy Pausch Dies

Carnegie Mellon professor Randy Pausch's last lecture made him famous worldwide when it was put online. A published version of that lecture became a best-selling book. Pausch died Thursday night after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

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