Another little history lesson for the day!
In case you didn't already know this little tidbit of trivia, it might make you chuckle when you read it.
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 words, "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 though 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 Armstrong was questioned as to what the 'good luck, Mr. Gorsky' statement meant, but he 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, so Neil Armstrong felt he could now answer the question.
In 1938, when he was a kid playing baseball with a friend in his backyard, his friend hit the ball, which landed in the neighbor's yard by their bedroom window. His neighbors were Mr. and  Mrs. Gorsky.

While he
leaned down to pick up the ball, young Armstrong heard Mrs. Gorsky shouting at Mr. Gorsky:

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Beach House is a place where I go for all the stuff that makes me happy. Is not always sunny at the beach but we will always have the beach house, a place that always bring family and friends closer even when they are distant. I hope you enjoy your time at the beach. A casa da praia é um lugar que eu vou para todas as coisas que me fazem feliz. Nem sempre tem sol na praia mas a casa da praia vai estar sempre lá, um lugar que sempre coloca família e amigos mais próximos mesmo quando estão distantes. Espero que aproveite seu tempinho aqui na praia.

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