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Happy Birthday, John Glenn 
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Post Happy Birthday, John Glenn
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Wed Jul 18, 2012 7:49 am
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Post Re: Happy Birthday, John Glenn

Hurrah for him and all the men who flew these! Have you had the opportunity to check out the Friendship craft at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum? It truly took a mighty pair to strap oneself into this TINY space and be blasted into orbit.

"There comes a time in the life of every human when he or she must decide to risk 'his life, his fortune, and his sacred honor' on an outcome dubious. Those who fail the challenge are merely overgrown children, can never be anything else."

Mon Jul 23, 2012 10:15 am
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