Sacrifice In Mitch Albom's The Five People You Meet In Heaven

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Sacrifice, as we know it, is something we give up for the sake of a better cause. When we care about something or someone, we willingly and sometimes unknowingly act on selflessness. In the book, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, written by Mitch Albom, the main character, Eddie, dies only to have five encounters that shine a spotlight on his life. In the process of learning why he meets these people, he is taught valuable lessons that help him gain insight on his life and how it affected others.
A sacrifice comes unknowingly. The first person Eddie meets in heaven is Joseph Corvelzchik, also known as the Blue Man. Although Eddie didn’t know the Blue Man, he was able to make a connection when the Blue Man revealed how he died. Unknowingly to Eddie, the Blue Man saved his life, at the cost of his. As a child, Eddie runs after a ball into the street causing the Blue Man to swerve his car to avoid hitting Eddie. In the process of swerving his car out of the way, the Blue Man gets into a car accident, has a heart attack and dies. Eddie, astonished and shamed, apologizes profusely and...
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