Sunday April 24th 2011

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Thought for the Day

“In wilderness I sense the miracle of life,
and behind it our scientific accomplishments
fade to trivia.”

~ Charles A. Lindbergh

*Charles Augustus Lindbergh

Charles A. LindberghBorn: February 4, 1902 Detroit, Michigan
Died: August 26, 1974 (Age 74) Kipahulu, Maui, Hawaii

An American aviator, author, inventor, explorer, and social activist. Lindbergh, then a 25-year old U.S. Air Mail pilot, emerged from virtual obscurity to almost instantaneous world fame as the result of his Orteig Prize-winning solo non-stop flight on May 20–21, 1927, from Roosevelt Field located in Garden City on New York’s Long Island to Le Bourget Field in Paris, France, a distance of nearly 3,600 statute miles (5,800 km), in the single-seat, single-engine monoplane Spirit of St. Louis.

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