The Enemy of the Good (eideteker) wrote,
The Enemy of the Good

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Something that the laughter of children and jish's journal entry about not being sure if he really wanted to live in New York made me think about today....

When I was six, I wanted to be an astronaut. More than anything. I was a sci-fi kid, born and raised (believe it or not, right?), and I wanted to go into space. As Keith said in my favorite childhood show's pilot: "We're space explorers and WE NEED SPACE." I always loved that quote.

Well, one day, a little six year old boy was watching TV, probably that very cartoon, when the news came on... the Space Shuttle challenger exploded. Well, shit. I still wanted to be an astronaut, though, for a few years. As I matured, the dream faded, but not because of fear from the disaster.

So, go me, and stuff.
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