The anniversary of the destruction of the space shuttle Challenger is rapidly approaching. It’s amazing how fresh that day is in my mind, even though I was in fourth grade when it happened. Today’s Flashback Friday includes links to two different discussions about my memories of that day.
Do you remember the day the Challenger exploded? I’d love to hear your story.
Nineteen years ago, what was once called my generation’s Kennedy assassination, stunned the country. Like my parents remember where they were when they heard about the president’s shooting, I remember sitting in my fourth grade classroom and the Principal walked into the room and talked with the teacher, who was sitting at her desk. We got pretty loud when the Principal was talking with her.
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My friend, Matt, and I, thought there was a conspiracy. And we believed the Libyans were behind it. In those days, everything was the Libyans’ fault
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