Neil Armstrong, RIP
Neil Armstrong died August 25, aged 82.
It’s difficult to properly memorialize this man, because, to a degree almost unheard of in our media-saturated times, he avoided the limelight. A statement by his family notes:
As much as Neil cherished his privacy, he always appreciated the expressions of good will from people around the world and from all walks of life.
EC has a certain fondness for privacy and for Apollo. If you do, too, please consider this suggestion made by Armstrong’s family:
For those who may ask what they can do to honor Neil, we have a simple request. Honor his example of service, accomplishment and modesty, and the next time you walk outside on a clear night and see the moon smiling down at you, think of Neil Armstrong and give him a wink.
Image source: NASA
One comment on "Neil Armstrong, RIP"
I think one of the reasons why it is so difficult to memorialize him is that he is an actual hero, as opposed to a celebrity of some kind and the media is unsure how to deal with real heroes?
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