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This a special.
And I want to make it special for every young kid that comes here we're in terms of -- Wanted in my boys down and we're gonna do that flight simulator thing and they will -- you.
I'll join you cannot get warm -- That's ever happened -- let's -- -- -- a -- motto.
Okay I actually think I can die now.
I have spent a day with a guy who has been a hero all my life full disclosure I am fully bias here I -- concerning.
Is among the best of the best anywhere the last -- -- walk on the moon giving the unprecedented access to his incredible world a world rich.
In heroes and achievements.
Fighter planes and rockets.
A -- -- Arab from a generation that never knew the meaning of the word can't.
You know I was still a -- when I watch cern and having the time of his life on the moon.
In that last visit by human beings to the -- even as a kid I could see that kid you -- The guy who didn't see it's time up there is a mission but it acts.
And one that even drove he and his colleague Harrison Schmitt to -- Okay okay.
-- I can and I said Jean -- was a hero I never said he was -- I joked yesterday it would -- as I have so often shared with many of you Monday's show how much I wanted to be an astronaut when I was a kid.
I did I'd really that I mean I was obsessed about I was not about being an astronaut when other kids my age were collecting baseball cards.
I was collecting astronaut autographs and -- quite.
And impressive collects.
And reading everything I could get -- and remission and I could follow what's John and I models and Apollo models I had lunar modules in command modules.
I would put -- I don't pretend in my room since I didn't -- friends.
That I it -- was in a rocket in outer space.
Frankly it it it word my mom and dad but -- -- -- -- to do something that would for ever for ever change my life.
Take me to Cape Canaveral itself that that is when it hit me like a rocket -- advocates -- After looking at all of those capsules you know what I realized something.
Even as a kid I was too fat to fit in them so I gave up on be an astronaut did move down the -- -- -- -- to anchor.
Yes I know the world is a better place as a result but but it took me years to get over the cold caloric reality after that trip.
But it never dampened one bit my enthusiasm for space or my admiration for those who risked all and -- -- gable.
Just to get us into -- a president who police staked out a new fronts here.
And able and willing heroes like gene who saw the value of America leading that frontier that some say guys like concern and -- throw ways to -- on -- Sadly.
-- that -- they're right but dismissing the pass it of these guys who embodied the right stuff.
They made this country great and they're worried about this country now take it from the last got to walk on the moon.
He's DNA still exist -- all of us right now.
To lead to -- to be wondrous.
You know I never became an astronaut but I -- still wired to see the wonderful.
-- gene is a hero.
To me now of course -- know I had to move on and inform the -- -- refuses to move on he's trying to help.
We could do worse than heed the warnings of a hero and what you'll take a very good look around.
We -- radio.
Thank you my friend.
Thank you very very much.
I have never been in such prestigious company.
And I don't even think at these conventions.
I never will.
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