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    Neil Armstrong passes away

    Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, has died, his family said Saturday. He was 82.
    Rest in peace.

    More here: Neil Armstrong, first man on the moon, dies - CNN.com

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    This is striking me oddly hard. Childhood hero of mine...I even attended Neil Armstrong Elementary School. RIP, sir.
    "If anything worthwhile comes of this tragedy, it should be the realization by every citizen that often the only thing that stands between them and losing everything they hold dear... is the man wearing a badge." -- Ronald Reagan, in the wake of the deaths of 4 CHP troopers in the Newhall Incident, 1970

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    Damn. This is number 3 for me. RIP.
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    RIP. One of my first heros...
    Voting against incumbents until we get a Congress that does its job.

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    Rest in peace , sir.
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    "It's a great life. You risk your skin catching killers and the juries turn them loose so they can come back and shoot at you again. If your honest , your poor your whole life. And , In the end , you wind up dying all alone on some dirty street. For what? For nothing. For a tin star."
    -Ex-Sheriff Martin Howe to Will Kane in "High Noon"

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    Rest in peace. A pioneer indeed.
    Do not war for peace. If you must war, war for justice. For without justice there is no peace. -me

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    Now handing you off to station Michael for final touchdown instructions.

    Good landing, sir.

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    Someone on one of the morning shows said that more than 40 years ago we put a man on the moon, but now we can't even put one in orbit. This guy flew on the moon with technology that would be put to shame by an average smartphone today. I hope we do more with the legacy he's left us.
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    I remember watching him sep foot on the moon through a grainy black and white television. He and all of the Astronauts were my heroes.
    For the morning will come. Brightly will it shine on the brave and true, kindly upon all who suffer for the cause, glorious upon the tombs of heroes. Thus will shine the dawn.

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    Rest in peace.




 

 

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