Skip to comments.Address to the Nation on the Explosion of The Space Shuttle Challenger
Posted on 01/28/2003 1:51:29 PM PST by Commander8
Ladies and Gentlemen, I'd planned to speak to you tonight on the State of The Union, but the events of earlier today have led me to change those plans, today is a day of mourning and remembering. Nancy and I are pained to the core by the tragedy of the shuttle Challenger. We know we share this pain with all the people of our country. This is truly a national loss.
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About a week after the disaster, we had a bluegrass concert. One of the songs requested was "ANGEL BAND" :
Come thou Angel Band
Come and around me stand-
Carry me on your snow white wings
To my immortal home !
When the group finished the song, there was hardly a dry eye in the house...
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