“It has been my observation that the happiest of people, the vibrant doers of the world, are almost always those who are using – who are putting into play, calling upon, depending upon – the greatest number of their God-given talents and capabilities.” – John Glenn (1921-2016)
To Do Today: “Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What’s a sundial in the shade?” – Benjamin Franklin
John Glenn, First American To Orbit The Earth, Dies At 95
The first American to orbit the Earth has died. John Glenn was the last surviving member of the original Mercury astronauts. He would later have a long political career as a U.S. senator, but that didn’t stop his pioneering ways.
Read the full NPR obituary here: http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/12/08/252101790/john-glenn-first-american-to-orbit-the-earth-dies-at-95