Being remembered for your résumé or your eulogy?

“Eulogies aren’t résumés,” David Brooks wrote. “They describe the person’s care, wisdom, truthfulness, and courage. They describe the million little moral judgments that emanate from that inner region.”

Azania Mosaka asked listeners how they want to be remembered and what legacy they would leave behind.

While some expressed their wishes to be remembered for the kindness and integrity, some of the responses Azania received were a bit hilarious.

These are some of the responses from Twitter:

Listen to the comments in the audio below:


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