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Monday, December 12, 2016


SEMPER FI-President John F. Kennedy with Astronaut John Glenn in 1962
Last week, John Noble Wilford’s excellent salute to American space and political hero, John Glenn appeared in the New York Times, shortly after the iconic Ohioan’s death on Wednesday.  It is well worth reading.

“...John Glenn, a freckle-faced son of Ohio who was hailed as a national hero and a symbol of the space age as the first American to orbit Earth, then became a national political figure for 24 years in the Senate, died on Thursday in Columbus, Ohio. He was 95....”
                                                                                    --New York Times.

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