Share this on:
 E-mail
274
VIEWS
6
COMMENTS
 
SHARES
About this iReport
  • Approved for CNN

  • Click to view brixton's profile
    Posted August 25, 2012 by
    brixton
    Location
    New York, New York
    Assignment
    Assignment
    This iReport is part of an assignment:
    Remembering Neil Armstrong

    More from brixton

    Neil Armstrong: Godspeed

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     brixton is a frequent cartoon contributor on CNN iReport, one of many iReporters to share a tribute to Neil Armstrong.
    - nsaidi, CNN iReport producer

    I've explained it this way dozens of times.

    Dinosaurs walked with the faint, white glow of our moon on their backs. Billions of lives have come and gone on our earth over the millennia, the very breadth of humanity- all of history recorded and unrecorded. In a brief and majestic time, by vantage point, long ago, or not so long ago at all, twelve men from Earth walked upon a new world. Neil Armstrong was the first among that rare and brilliant company.

    I'm looking at the waxing moon overhead tonight. It is obscured by clouds and my vision is somehow, irrevocably dimmed.

    Godspeed him on his way.

    What do you think of this story?

    Select one of the options below. Your feedback will help tell CNN producers what to do with this iReport. If you'd like, you can explain your choice in the comments below.
    Be and editor! Choose an option below:
      Awesome! Put this on TV! Almost! Needs work. This submission violates iReport's community guidelines.

    Comments

    Log in to comment

    iReport welcomes a lively discussion, so comments on iReports are not pre-screened before they post. See the iReport community guidelines for details about content that is not welcome on iReport.

    Add your Story Add your Story