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Message 1197523 - Posted: 19 Feb 2012, 23:08:16 UTC
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on Feb 20, 1962. I still remember watching the live broadcast (what there was) and the newsreels.

Congratulations ex-Senator Glenn!

One article of many, http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/godspeed-john-glenn-50-years-us-orbit-15745828.

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ps I know I'm a day early. I didn't want to forget it...

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Message 1197539 - Posted: 19 Feb 2012, 23:39:36 UTC

Jeez 50 years already. I remember it clearly as my sister never lets any of us forget....feb 20th is her birthday.....poor girl.

Well done John Glenn, an inspiration to many.
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Message 1198516 - Posted: 22 Feb 2012, 17:34:25 UTC

Remember it well, was a 2nd year Apprentice at the time.

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Message 1198970 - Posted: 23 Feb 2012, 20:33:18 UTC

Time flies for everyone of us, apparently. Ever made a thought about retiring?

Anyway, there is no reason you could be successful in life even though things should start running a little slower than they did before.

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