Analysis Of The Five People You Meet In Heaven

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In Mitch Albom’s novel, the five people you meet in heaven, this quote is said by Ruby, who is the third person that Eddie meets in heaven. Like all of the other people that he meets, Ruby teaches him a lesson, and Ruby’s lesson is about forgiveness. She shows him how his father really died. Eddie’s father was trying to save his old friend Mickey, even after he found what he was doing with his wife. Eddie’s father did this because he values loyalty. Ruby makes this quote before telling Eddie that he needs to forgive his father. She is trying to tell him that the hatred he has towards his father is only hurting himself, and that he needs to forgive him and let it go. This is an important lesson for Eddie because he has hated his father for a
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