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Subject: Re: a great american
From: Donald S <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Donald S <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Thu, 8 Dec 2016 21:33:15 -0700
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Beautifully said Daniel. John Glenn was a true American hero. Maybe the last in our lifetime. I always thought he would have made a fine president. We are lucky to have had him among us for almost a century. 

Donald 

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> On Dec 8, 2016, at 15:09, Daniel Tritter <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
> no aisles to cross, no space too great, no cause
> more dear to john glenn than his country and
> mine. as a wise observer said today, he was,
> despite four terms in the senate, not a politician,
> but, rather, above and beyond that loose category,
> a patriot who elevated that term beyond that
> overused bit of rhetoric.
> 
> john glenn lived 95 years. in this era of ill fitting
> praise, i feel pride to have lived in a small part of
> the glenn era. if we cannot emulate his achievements,
> we can at least aspire to his vision.
> 
> ave atque vale.
> 
> 
> dft
> 
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