American Hero, the First Man to orbit the earth, just died

@ramapo17 (25197)
Melbourne, Florida
December 8, 2016 3:52pm CST
All afternoon we have had this on the television. My husband just said that some of the people who are watching tv today have no idea who John Glenn was. It certainly is making us feel a lot older than we are, even though we are up there. We watched everything that was on television when all the astronauts went to the moon.
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@moffittjc (44466)
• Gainesville, Florida
9 Dec 16
Godspeed John Glenn. He just launched on his final mission! He truly was an inspiration and a pioneer!
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@ramapo17 (25197)
• Melbourne, Florida
9 Dec 16
Yes he was. He is one person that I think most everyone knows his name. We have seen some remarkable people in our lifetime. Me more than you.
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@moffittjc (44466)
• Gainesville, Florida
9 Dec 16
@ramapo17 It is people like him that have made America the greatest country in the world! We need more people to be like that!
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@ramapo17 (25197)
• Melbourne, Florida
9 Dec 16
@moffittjc Hopefully there are some out there that will rise to the occasion.
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@LadyDuck (170461)
• Switzerland
9 Dec 16
I have read the news this morning. I cannot believe that many people who have read the news today never heard about John Glenn, but this is surely true.
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@ramapo17 (25197)
• Melbourne, Florida
9 Dec 16
It is amazing but I don't think things like that are taught in school any more.
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@LadyDuck (170461)
• Switzerland
9 Dec 16
@ramapo17 It's a shame, because they did something unique.
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@ramapo17 (25197)
• Melbourne, Florida
11 Dec 16
@LadyDuck Right you are. Some kids now a days don't think about where things came from etc. I never did at their age either.
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@just4him (123866)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
9 Dec 16
John Glenn has passed? That is sad. I thought Shepherd was the first person to orbit the earth.
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