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Did you family just a -- The Christmas celebration for him after he came back well -- -- by I put a plan ahead of time then gave my wife a president that essentially of those the -- -- for the man on the moon.
And so all us guys up -- -- showed everyone certainly do so but when America was now leading the space race the end of the victim.
And JFK's deadline.
Moves quickly approached.
What -- reported and you decided apparently our special on the fortieth anniversary the last -- walk on the moon.
And what led up to it was well worth it retired lieutenant colonel Richard out of San Antonia.
Fox has a number of -- -- but -- at a much higher standard for the future -- into the moon was superb and inspiring.
Well -- -- well well done scene colonel thank you they did the heavy lifting I was just going along for this incredible.
Kid -- -- candy store ride.
And dog and the -- these astronauts.
Mark emails thank you so much of the also broadcast your special brought back a lot of memories as -- estimate.
Carroll in New York I'm still -- my goodness that was so moving thank you and thank you more for remembering our heroes.
No live in Texas writes -- Simply a fantastic special thank you so much for your love of our space program and being able to read a glimpse of it to us.
Alice in Lakewood California I was part of the Apollo program just a little person and I got goosebumps watching as it brought -- of good memories of that era.
-- awesome it gives a new perspective that I can only hope doesn't Wear off for a couple of days.
-- and sinking spring Pennsylvania.
Brought back many memories of watching coverage of all those -- when heroes they were.
Indeed they were and are Janet Kevin in Pittsburgh I'm normally not a fan of yours always valued -- -- money.
But it's nice to see not always but with view and that special -- sometimes reach for the stars and last night you tugged at my heart which is weird.
Because up until you're special although I wanted to Tug was at your -- I'll take what I can get Kevin.
Carla -- -- you imagine you always wanted to be an astronaut but realize as a kid that you couldn't fit in the capsule relaxing you know last night and with this special you did it.
Easily Tom DA allow you kid about being a superhero last night watching you interview -- these real astronaut heroes are realized you were something more.
Class act and never forgot what made this country great congratulations that are.
You -- the right stuff.
Man -- man I think I can die now.
Not so fast because -- -- frankly I don't -- where you fit the time with cliff specials and conventions and debates and all the other stuff you do.
But no offense to those other efforts this vessel was.
Your crowning achievement go ahead and die now because you'll never top it.
-- just like to hang on a little while deceived maybe I could thank you very much Felix -- city why can't we have great heroes like these guys anymore you said we -- -- DNA.
But who exactly I don't see it.
Why do fields and here's where the preaching -- then.
-- we all have it within us to be great I -- if you got anything out of this vessel on which so many oil more than -- -- It is this and I'm going to be very -- You don't have to be an astronaut to see how so many of our leaders.
Have become masses these astronauts won't say that's allow me they won't say they're disgusted how we -- today so allow me.
Allow me to draw the comparison between heroes who point -- of the stars and leaders would prefer to point fingers at each other.
Too busy reaching for the jugular.
Sensibly reaching for solutions now they won't say that insults them and their character allow me to insult what's become of us and how it saps all our character.
Remember when we did these great things these impossible things we still canyon.
Why would automatically assume we can't.
Why can't we just stop saying can why can't we be extraordinary.
Quoted from my friend -- -- in the last -- walked -- the -- There is nothing we can't do if we put our minds to.
Are we so deep in debt that we have -- only run out of money we've run out of ideas.
So bankrupt as a nation that -- bankrupted our values so disconnected.
From this financial -- we dug up.
That we forgotten at eight we got it.
So surely we can dig ourselves out of it.
Surely you don't have to have gone to the moon to see the lunacy of our politicians now.
Surely we owe it to the man whose quest we've now relegated to museum in Florida.
Not to mothballed their enthusiasm for ever after all.
They did climb the highest close.
Are you really going to tell me we can't settle with stupid.
Washington I want you to tell that.
To these guys.
To their effects.
Without their helmets.
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