I met Rose, my new classmate, on the first day of college. To my surprise, she was already 87 years old. "Why are you in college at such a young age?" I joked. " I ’ m here to meet a rich man, get married, have two children, and then retire and travel. " She answered.(1)
Like young students, Rose was outgoing, kind and helpful, (2)
Soon, she became a superstar in our college.
At the end of the term, Rose wes invited to give us a speech. I will never forget what she said to us," There are only four secrets to staying young and achieving success. "
“First, you have to laugh and find humor(幽默)every day. Then， you need to have a dream. ( 3 )
Next， find any chance to change yourself. Finally， people shouldn’t have regrets(遗憾) for things they didn’t do. ”
Over 2000 students went to her funeral(葬礼) to express their love to the wonderful woman.
The great woman didn’t live in this world any longer, but she gave us an unforgettable lesson in life. That is -- (5)
Don’t you think so?