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Steve Jobs' Sister Recalls Her Brother's Final Moments

In an eulogy, in the loving memory of her brother, Steve Jobs' sister revealed that the final words of Apple's founder was "Oh wow. Oh wow. Oh wow."

On 16th October at the Memorial Church of Stanford University, Mona Simpson, a novelist delivered the eulogy. She described that Jobs first looked at her followed by his children and then wife and finally beyond them to say, "Oh wow. Oh wow. Oh wow," as reported by The Telegraph.

The eulogy, printed in the New York Times, stated that according to Simpson the words which were repeated three times were monosyllables.

After fighting a battle against cancer for several years and surviving a liver transplant in 2009, Jobs died on 5th October 2011 at the age of 56.

Even though he resigned as Apple's Chief Executive in August, he remained the Chairman of Apple's board. His demise came as a shock to the whole world.

Simpson, 54, stated that while dying, it seemed as if he was climbing."His breath indicated an arduous journey, some steep path, altitude," she added.

Simpson works as a English professor at the California University got a call from Jobs the day before his death in which Jobs asked her to "hurry up to Palo Alto."