Giant Steps, walking on the moon

In our society, we have a tendency to box people in who go against the grain, and Neil Armstrong was one of them. Instead of wanting, desiring, all of the adulation that came with such a singular achievement, he left NASA two years later, and taught at the University of Cincinnati. He didn’t need the accolades, or the fame or the celebrity. He desired to be normal. And for that, Mr. Armstrong should be saluted.

Neil Armstrong Took One Small Step, Then Made a Giant Retreat Into Private Life – washingtonpost.com.

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