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    Famed astronaut Wally Schirra dies
    5/3/07



    CNN is reporting that astronaut Wally Shirra, 84, one of the original Mercury 7 astronauts, has died.
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    Another of my heros has passed.

    God Speed, Wally....
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    It's always an event like this that makes you start to feel your age. When I saw the thread I thought... Wow.. He wasn't that old. But then I still see myself as damn young. lol
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    Yeah, I am young damn it. But, I remember sitting and watching the Mercury and Gemini space flights as a child... so, yeah these guys were 30 years older that me.
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