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Well if he were alive at the time the following words and -- with deal.
Through the years.
Important -- I have.
I have a -- of.
Gives me chills even now just hearing it.
I was a kid when I heard Neil Armstrong's famous statement sitting in our living room couch in his -- Ohio our family packed around the sat.
That TV set black and white by the way ST not HD.
I was still young my feet didn't even touch the floor and it was way way past my bedtime when Armstrong's feet touch the -- surface.
Remember I was stunned even then by the significance of the moment the sheer exhilaration.
-- but I think what -- -- do anything anything what's possible.
One small step.
As I'm sure you've heard Armstrong the first man to walk on the moon and commander of NASA's Apollo eleven lunar mission.
Died Saturday at age 82 due to complications from recent heart surgery.
Armstrong had heart bypass surgery earlier this month to clear blocked arteries.
This hero wasn't the kind of -- to sell the story or even capitalize on his -- he did few interviews.
Kept a low profile.
It's hard to believe now that someone could accomplish so much and expect so little in return.
Maybe that's why we remember his well his words from that night 49 years ago.
In the days and months following the lunar landing we spent endless hours dissecting the mission at school we may dire -- as painted pictures of the solar system.
Dream dreams of other places we might go when we grew up.
We need some of that optimism and sense of purpose now we're still great country we just occasionally need some reminding.
We'll -- right.
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