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Carnegie Mellon's Snapshots

  1. Oh dear...
  2. Killer Mouse
  3. Randy Stickers

    Snapshot Title: Randy Stickers
    Taken by: Carnegie Mellon

    Image: Randy Pausch's Childhood Room by Carnegie Mellon University
    Image Owner: Carnegie Mellon



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  4. Secret Passage

    Snapshot Title: Secret Passage
    Taken by: Carnegie Mellon

    Image: Randy Pausch's Childhood Room by Carnegie Mellon University
    Image Owner: Carnegie Mellon



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  5. Chesapeake Bay
  6. If you...
  7. Disco

    Snapshot Title: Disco
    Taken by: Carnegie Mellon

    Image: Randy Pausch's Childhood Room by Carnegie Mellon University
    Image Owner: Carnegie Mellon



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    "I wrote the words ‘Disco sucks!’ over my door. My mother thought that was vulgar. One day when I wasn’t looking, she quietly painted over...



  8. Attic

    Snapshot Title: Attic
    Taken by: Carnegie Mellon

    Image: Randy Pausch's Childhood Room by Carnegie Mellon University
    Image Owner: Carnegie Mellon



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    “On the ceiling, Jack and I wrote the words ‘I’m trapped in the attic!’ We did the letters backwards, so it seemed as if we’d impr...



  9. Bob Hope

    Snapshot Title: Bob Hope
    Taken by: Carnegie Mellon

    Image: Randy Pausch's Childhood Room by Carnegie Mellon University
    Image Owner: Carnegie Mellon



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    "Inside my Pandora’s box, I wrote the word ‘Hope.’“Jack saw that and couldn’t resist writing the word ‘Bob’ over ‘Hope.’"
    The...



  10. Pandora's Box

    Snapshot Title: Pandora's Box
    Taken by: Carnegie Mellon

    Image: Randy Pausch's Childhood Room by Carnegie Mellon University
    Image Owner: Carnegie Mellon



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    “I always liked the story of Pandora’s box…I was always drawn to the story’s optimistic ending: Left at the bottom of the box was ‘h...



  11. Geometric Shapes

    Snapshot Title: Geometric Shapes
    Taken by: Carnegie Mellon

    Image: Randy Pausch's Childhood Room by Carnegie Mellon University
    Image Owner: Carnegie Mellon



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    “Given my limited artistic skills, I thought it was best if I sketched things out in basic geometric shapes.”
    The Last Lecture, Chapter 5: “The Elevator in the Ranch House”



  12. Quadratic Equation

    Snapshot Title: Quadratic Equation
    Taken by: Carnegie Mellon

    Image: Randy Pausch's Childhood Room by Carnegie Mellon University
    Image Owner: Carnegie Mellon



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    “In a quadratic equation, the highest power of an unknown quantity is a square. Always a nerd, I thought that was worth celebrating.”
    ...



  13. Elevator

    Snapshot Title: Elevator
    Taken by: Carnegie Mellon

    Image: Randy Pausch's Childhood Room by Carnegie Mellon University
    Image Owner: Carnegie Mellon



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    “Jack and I painted a large silver elevator door... We lived in a ranch house – it was just one level - so I was doing a bit of fantasiz...



  14. Chess

    Snapshot Title: Chess
    Taken by: Carnegie Mellon

    Image: Randy Pausch's Childhood Room by Carnegie Mellon University
    Image Owner: Carnegie Mellon



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    “Because I loved chess, Tammy painted chess pieces (she was the only one of us with any drawing talent).”
    The Last Lecture, Chapter 5: ...



  15. Mirror

    Snapshot Title: Mirror
    Taken by: Carnegie Mellon

    Image: Randy Pausch's Childhood Room by Carnegie Mellon University
    Image Owner: Carnegie Mellon



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    “I painted Snow White’s mirror with the line: ‘Remember when I told you that you were the fairest? I lied!’”
    The Last Lecture, Ch...



  16. Rocket Ship

    Snapshot Title: Rocket Ship
    Taken by: Carnegie Mellon

    Image: Randy Pausch's Childhood Room by Carnegie Mellon University
    Image Owner: Carnegie Mellon



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    “Men first walked on the moon during the summer of 1969, when I was eight years old…I was at camp that summer, and after the lunar modul...



  17. Submarine

    Snapshot Title: Submarine
    Taken by: Carnegie Mellon

    Image: Randy Pausch's Childhood Room by Carnegie Mellon University
    Image Owner: Carnegie Mellon



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    “…I painted a submarine lurking in a body of water behind the bunk bed. I drew a periscope rising above the bedspread, in search of enemy sh...