The story of the Blue Man really opened up how one action can cause a chain reaction of emotions. The tale of Eddie's father shows how toughness on the outside can hide the gentle kind soul on the inside. Also greater insight is given to the war is hell statement in two of the other lessons. And we can not forget about the feelings of true love and how it effects us when someone is here and later gone.
One can certainly gain good perspective on life's lessons by reading The Five People You Meet In Heaven.
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Albom takes a big risk with the novel; such a story can easily veer into the saccharine and preachy, and this one does in moments. But, for the most part, Albom's telling remains poignant and is occasionally profound. Even with its flaws, The Five People You Meet in Heaven is a ...