It is 1979,a basketball game in the Brandies gym.The team is
doing well,and the student section begins a chant,"We're num-
ber one! We're number one!" Morrie is sitting nearby.He is
puzzled by the cheer.At one point,in the midst of "We're num-
ber one!"he rises and yells,"What's wrong with being number
The students look at him. They stop chanting. He sits down,
smiling and triumphant.