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Over the moon l Worship

 


I’ll never forget that night.

We had been invited over to the neighbor’s house because they had a bigger TV.

My brother, sister and parents all sprawled in their living room watching a gritty grey soup of pixels in black and white.

It was hours past our bedtime when the words finally came: “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”

I was 12 years old.

For a few hours, the world seemed to hold its breath.

We turned our attention from war, violence, crime, political assassination, racism and pollution. We shared the knowledge that this night would mark a turning point...



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