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From: Betty L Hughey <arbet@strato.net>
To: Pat Murphy <patm@strato.net>; NLPOST <misty60@earthlink.net>; Kathy
Smith <klhamil@aol.com>; Marcia J. Brown <hemmaker@aol.com>; Barb Kyle
<bnbkyle@strato.net>
Sent: Tuesday, February 29, 2000 7:23 PM
Subject: Fw: Man on the moon


> > >Subject: Man On the Moon
> > >
> > >
> > >On July 20, 1969, as commander of the Apollo 11 Lunar Module, Neil
> > > > >  Armstrong was the first person to set foot on the moon His first
=
> > >words
> > > > >  after stepping on the moon, "That's one small step for
> > > > > a man, one giant leap for mankind", were televised to Earth and =
> > >heard
> > >by
> > > > > millions.
> > > > >
> > > > >But just before he reentered the lander, he made the enigmatic =
> > >remark:
> > > > >"Good luck, Mr. Gorsky."
> > > > >
> > > > > Many people at NASA thought it was a casual remark
> > > > > concerning some rival Soviet Cosmonaut.  However, upon checking,
> > > > > there was no Gorsky in either the Russian or American space =
> > >programs.
> > > > >
> > > > > Over the years many people questioned Armstrong as to what the
"Good
> > > > > Luck, Mr.  Gorsky" statement meant, but Armstrong always just =
> > >smiled.
> > > > >
> > > > > On July 5, 1995, in Tampa Bay, Florida, while answering questions
> > > > > following a speech, a reporter brought up the 26 year old question
=
> > >to
> > > > > Armstrong.
> > > > >
> > > > > This time he finally responded.  Mr. Gorsky had died and so Neil
> > >Armstrong
> > > > >  felt he could answer the question.
> > > > >
> > > > > In 1938 when he was a kid in a small Midwest town, he was playing
> > > > > baseball with a friend in the backyard.  His friend hit a fly
ball,
> > >which
> > > > > landed in his neighbor's yard by the bedroom windows.  His
neighbors
> > > > >  were Mr. and Mrs. Gorsky.
> > > > >
> > > > >  As he leaned down to pick up the ball, young Armstrong heard
> Mrs.=20
> > > > > Gorsky shouting at Mr. Gorsky.  "Sex!  You want sex?!  You'll
> > > > > get sex when the kid next door walks on the moon!"
> > > > >
> > > > > True story
> >
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>
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