Five People Project by Michelle LuGrand
The Five People You Meet In Heaven - Lessons
The First Lesson
The Second Lesson
The Third Lesson
"Strangers are just family you have yet come to know" - The Blue Man, pg. 49 Eddie Finds himself at the pier where he eventually meets his first person, The Blue Man who tells him his first lesson which is that their are no random acts in life.
The Fourth Lesson
"Sacrifice, you made one. I made one. We all make them. But you are angry over yours. You kept thinking about what you lost... You didn't get it. Sacrifice is a part of life." The Captain, Pg. 93 The Captain taught Eddie his second lesson which is sacrifice.
The Fifth Lesson
Holding anger is a poison. It eats you from inside. We think that hating is a weapon that attacks the person who harmed us. But hatred is a curved blade. And the harm we do, we do to ourselves." Ruby, Pg. 141 Ruby taught Eddie to let go of the anger he felt.
The End :)
"Life has to end, love doesn't" Marguerite, Pg. 173 Eddie's fourth lesson and fourth person is the love of his life Marguerite who tells him that even when people die, love does not.
"Children. You keep them safe." Tala, Pg. 191 Eddie's final lesson and final person is a young girl. It turns out it is the girl that Eddie burned in the war. She tells Eddie that his purpose in life was to keep children safe and that he did indeed save "Amy or Annie" by pushing her out the way
The story ends and Eddie has finally met his five people. He is back at the pier once again where many people look upon him aswell as his five people. Once the girl Eddie saved dies one day, being known as "Amy or Annie" , He will be one of the five people she will meet when she meets her maker
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