Fwd: A true story
>From: "christine">To:>CC: "carole julien">Subject: A true story>Date: Mon, 2 Apr 2001 05:07:42 -0700>>From: Young, Brian (Sudbury)>Sent: Wednesday, March 28, 2001 9:50 AM>To: MacKenzie, Don (Sudbury); StLaurent, Mike (Sudbury)>Subject: FW: Mr. Gorsky>>>>Subject: Good Luck Mr. Gorsky>>>>Be careful of what you say...you might be changing the history of the world!>>On July 20, 1969, as commander of the Apollo 11 Lunar Module, Neil Armstrong>was the first person to set foot on the moon.>>His first words after stepping on the moon, "That's one small step for man,>one giant leap for mankind", were televised to Earth and heard by millions.>>But just before he re-entered the lander, he made the enigmatic remark:>"Good luck, Mr. Gorsky.">>Many people at NASA thought it was a casual remark concerning some rival>Soviet Cosmonaut. However, upon checking, there was no Gorsky in either the>Russian or American space programs.>>Over the years many people questioned Armstrong as to what the "Good luck>Mr. Gorsky" statement meant, but Armstrong always just smiled. On July 5,>1995, in Tampa Bay, Florida, while answering questions following a speech, a>reporter brought up the 26 year old question to Armstrong. This time he>finally responded.>>Mr. Gorsky had died and so Neil Armstrong felt he could answer the question.>>In 1938 when he was a kid in a small mid-west town, he was playing baseball>with a friend in the backyard. His friend hit a fly ball, which landed in>his neighbor's yard by the bedroom windows. His neighbors were Mr. and Mrs.>Gorsky. As he leaned down to pick up the ball, young Armstrong heard Mrs.>Gorsky shouting at Mr. Gorsky.>>"Sex! You want sex?! You'll get sex when the kid next door walks on the>moon!">>True story
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