One Small Step – The Eagle Has Landed

On July 20, 1969 a 12 year old boy in the suburbs of Detroit along with his friends and family watched in utter fascination as Neil Armstrong became the fist man to step foot on the surface of the moon. Many events have come and gone since that warm July evening in 1969, and we take for granted many things we could only have dreamed of in our youth.

In reflection it was a moment of shear amazement, a solidifying act of hopes and imagination played out on millions of television screens right before our eyes.

How poignant watching Walter Cronkite, overcome with emotion deliver the news that “Armstrong is on the moon.” Yet all the while we, fixed firmly on earth were soaring high above it.

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