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One Small Step for Man, One Giant Leap for Bubblegum

 

Dorothy Rosby

It was fifty years ago on July 20 that astronauts Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins traveled to the moon, changing America forever and inspiring one of the most famous and often-quoted sentences ever spoken: If they can put a man on the moon, why can't they cure the common cold?

Oh ya, and there was that other one: That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind. I like that one too. But, "If they can put a man on the moon, why can't they cure the common cold" is quoted more often, especially by me. Plus, it has so many variations: If they can put a man on the moon,...



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