Tuesdays with Morrie

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Mitch's younger brother, a free spirit who moved to Spain and remains relatively estranged from his family. He is diagnosed with a rare form of pancreatic cancer and must travel throughout Europe to receive treatment. He is unwilling to converse with Mitch or allow him a place in his life until the end of the text, when Mitch is finally able to talk to him, followed a week later by a friendly and humorous note via fax updating Mitch on his condition.
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Peter Character Timeline in Tuesdays with Morrie

The timeline below shows where the character Peter appears in Tuesdays with Morrie. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
The Fifth Tuesday: We Talk About Family
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Mitch steps out of his conversation with Morrie to tell the reader about his brother, Peter. Peter was a dramatic child and wanted to be an actor or a singer when... (full context)
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...as well. However, the same rare form of pancreatic cancer that killed his uncle struck Peter instead. Mitch battled the thought that it was supposed to be him, not Peter, as... (full context)
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Peter didn't want any support from his family, insisting that he needed to deal with the... (full context)
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Mitch recounts a childhood memory of sledding with Peter. They hit ice as they sled down the hill, and notice a car and try... (full context)
The Ninth Tuesday: We Talk About How Love Goes On
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...Mitch even tried calling his brother and left several heartfelt messages asking to talk, but Peter replied that he was okay but didn't want to talk. (full context)
The Thirteenth Tuesday: We Talk About the Perfect Day
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...to not be with someone you love, but that Mitch needs to make peace with Peter's desires. Mitch thinks about Peter as a child and how full of life he was,... (full context)
Conclusion
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...to reach his brother in Spain and the two have a long talk. Mitch tells Peter that he just wants to be in touch, and that he loves him. A few... (full context)